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Which way to loosen the nut??

 
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Old 04-22-2019, 08:19 AM
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Can anyone tell me which way i need to turn this nut to loosen it? Is it enough to use impact wrench to loosen it? Or is it something more i need to have in mind before i loosen it?
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Left,counter clockwise to loosen. It's probably got red locktite on it,so a little heat from a torch[on the head of the bolt] will be needed. the clutch hub nut will be a left hand thread[clockwise to loosen].
 

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Old 04-22-2019, 12:48 PM
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I believe you have that backwards bob. That nut loosens clockwise. I used a breaker bar, no torch needed.
 
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Originally Posted by gregeinsc View Post
I believe you have that backwards bob. That nut loosens clockwise. I used a breaker bar, no torch needed.
It's a small wonder that anyone EVER gets any real help here.

OP, the correct answer was the first one.

I use a breaker bar in lieu of a rattle gun. That's the end of the crankshaft.
 

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Originally Posted by hdbob2006 View Post
Left,counter clockwise to loosen. It's probably got red locktite on it,so a little heat from a torch[on the head of the bolt] will be needed. the clutch hub nut will be a left hand thread[clockwise to loosen].
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Old 04-23-2019, 06:01 AM
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Oh, well excuse the F**&^ out of me. I got the two confused....I had a service manual when I took mine apart. YouTube is a great source too....

Go ahead and mark me down for a mistake Nomad....still going to be a great day for me
 
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Originally Posted by gregeinsc View Post
I believe you have that backwards bob. That nut loosens clockwise. I used a breaker bar, no torch needed.
It takes an incredible amount of effort but it will eventually break loose.
 
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Originally Posted by gregeinsc View Post
Oh, well excuse the F**&^ out of me. I got the two confused....I had a service manual when I took mine apart. YouTube is a great source too....

Go ahead and mark me down for a mistake Nomad....still going to be a great day for me
Don't know why you are so annoyed.......?

You are the one who corrected someone's reply, with misinformation.... you should be apologetic, not annoyed....
 
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