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Stock Exhaust Removal Help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chieffan2, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. Mar 13, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    chieffan2

    chieffan2 [OP] Member

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    I am trying to install the TRD exhaust and having a hell of a time removing the stock. I just can't get the two bolts to budge. Any tips anyone?
     
  2. Mar 13, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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    DieselTech

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    heat, penetrant, heat, penetrant, heat, impact. or breaker bar to get em' started then i hittem' with the butterfly
     
  3. Mar 13, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    blazze2005

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    pb blaster should do the trick

    Heat from a plumbers torch
     
  4. Mar 13, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    eskamo23

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    try some KROIL if you can find it. it gets anything loose
     
  5. Mar 13, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    lembowski

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    I just swapped mine today and the bolts turned off like butter. The tough part was getting the hangers off....but some grease took care of that.
     
  6. Mar 13, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Tap the wrench with a hammer...Not to sound like an ass, but you are turning them the correct direction, Right?
     
  7. Mar 13, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    HondaGM

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    yeah, git on them with a 6 point socket and some monkey paws:cool:
     
  8. Mar 13, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    chieffan2

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    Yes I am turning the to the left passenger side. I thought maybe I was turning then the wrong way but they won't budge either way.
     
  9. Mar 14, 2010 at 7:54 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Tap the wrench with a hammer as you are turning it.
     
  10. Mar 14, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    DieselTech

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    if you don't have a breaker bar you could always use the ol' double wrench. Did you try heating it? Still won't budge?
     
  11. Mar 19, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    chieffan2

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    Thanks everyone. The breaker bar worked right away.
     
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