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Booya
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34 or 36 then? If I was at home, I'd just have a look....
 

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Damn.

I just wonder why 32mm is included in my R1 toolkit...

And I just can't find a 36mm wrench here where I live, damnit


Guys just a question,

Do you use a socket type wrench or adjustable wrench?

I'm looking for a socket type, I don't want the adjustable ones eating the metal on the nut. From my experience, the adjustable wrenches do that.
 

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The Original One
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Damn.

I just wonder why 32mm is included in my R1 toolkit...

And I just can't find a 35mm wrench here where I live, damnit


Guys just a question,

Do you use a socket type wrench or adjustable wrench?

I'm looking for a socket type, I don't want the adjustable ones eating the metal on the nut. From my experience, the adjustable wrenches do that.
The 32mm is for the rear wheel nut. Personally I would wait until you can get a 36mm socket, as you say adjustable wrenches aren't the best. I bought one especially and have only used it the once!.
 

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If you're more than likely only going to use the 36mm socket once and are having trouble finding one, drop by your local car workshops. They'll either lend you one or 'hire' you one if you smile sweetly I'm betting :)
 

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Hey Gerald, I'm assuming this is to remove the nut on the top to install the Scotts kit, right? I hope it got there in satisfactory condition.

Anyhow, a suggestion for your problem: sometimes if I have a nut/bolt stuck, I'll just go hit up some auto mechanic garage, and usually one of the guys will be willing to help for a minute. Just have them remove the old one, torque on the new one, and off you go. You could even drop them a 6 pack of beer for their trouble.

*edit* marcaztls hit it right on the money.
 

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The Original One
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I dunno if it was just the crappy socket I bought but I was able to wrap a couple of turns of insulating tape round both the original nut and the replacement alloy Harris one for added protection of the nuts.

You gotta protect your nuts.:scared
 

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NeeD 4 SpeeD
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this nut is closed pretty tight, dont use an adjustible wrench on it ,u'll ruin the nut.
 

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Adjustables should be banned!!!
 
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