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154 exhaust manifold removal

Postby hinkle » Sat May 04, 2013 12:48 pm

I just bought a 154 and i need to replace the exhaust manifold. i was able to remove the 2 end nuts but i cant get any of my sockets or wrenches in to remove the 2 middle nuts....is there a special too i need? :help:
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Re: 154 exhaust manifold removal

Postby tomcat » Sat May 04, 2013 1:32 pm

i took mind off with a box end wrench, it's close but it can be done. good luck. tomcat
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Re: 154 exhaust manifold removal

Postby twotone » Sat May 04, 2013 2:23 pm

I used a box end on one, and a crows foot on the other.
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Re: 154 exhaust manifold removal

Postby BIGHOSS » Sat May 04, 2013 2:29 pm

The best wrench that I use for the inside nuts is a 9/16 "offset" boxend that was in my dad's collection. You don't see these old style wrenches anymore.
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Re: 154 exhaust manifold removal

Postby SONNY » Sat May 04, 2013 2:40 pm

My dad had a couple of wrenches that he called "half moon", and used them for manifold and starter, etc. work! thanks; sonny
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