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Old 09-09-2012, 04:35 AM   #1257
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Cin City, OH
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Originally Posted by pumps View Post
I don't recall but did you look in Ws tool kit for an allen? My local Sears has metric allen bits to put on a ratchet . i bought a set but you can buy singles I am pretty sure.
No 12MM Allen wrench in the tool kit, which is really quite sad. No Sears close.

Pigford said "You can often use on old bolt - lock a couple of nuts on the thread then put the bolt head in the allen key-hole and use that as a wrench"

That was my next step, getting a nut welded onto a 12MM bolt. There was so much torque involved, I didn't think just double nutting it would have worked.

Pigford- What is a "Baglux", and are those stock colors? Very nice, hadn't seen that combo before.
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