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Old 01-26-2012, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by miles_trail View Post
Couldn't get the engine to stay so I took it out on the porch and built a 2x4 frame around it, put my new ($26) 1/2" breaker bar on it, put a 10' stick of 1" black iron pipe on that, pulled on it...... and sheared the breaker bar off where it connects to the socket.

CJ, how did you get that damn bolt off?.

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You didn't think it's reverse-threaded, did you? It is normally threaded (we wondered the same thing). Honestly, I can't imagine any bolt that would not come off with 10' of leverage. Something must be up...
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