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Best way to tighten this bolt?

Discussion in 'Cherokee' started by Toofastxforyou, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. Feb 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM
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    Toofastxforyou

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    whats the best way to get at and tighten the track bar mount? I really don't have the means to remove the spring. Any ideas?
     
  2. Feb 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM
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  3. Feb 12, 2017 at 8:10 PM
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    I'm not familiar with unibodys but it looks to me like a ratchet wrench would be the answer. You may be able to fit the flat blade of a crow bar in there against the coil to nudge it out a touch to get the ratchet wrench on there. :jeepwave:
     
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  4. Feb 13, 2017 at 7:53 AM
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    can you reach the head of the bolt not pictured? If so wrench on one side and socket on the other.
     
  5. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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    There's not nut on the back its threaded in
     
  6. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    If you can't get a ratchet wrench or socket on it, looks like you should at least be able to use a box wrench on it and it that is too tight of a clearance use the open end of the box wrench.
     
  7. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:04 AM
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    I can get a box wrench on it the problem is getting the power to torque it down I have no leverage. Stupid design
     
  8. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:24 AM
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    Use a metal pipe..
     
  10. Mar 4, 2017 at 6:17 PM
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    Crowfoot adapter or stack two wrenches together:

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