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Old 12-26-2011, 04:44 PM
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Driver side rear pedastel bolt on turbo HELP

Ok so I'm trying to remove my turbo to rebuild it. I can not get the the bolt out to save my butt. Been working on the truck for close to 8 hours and it has me hung up. I found it, just can't get on it a good way. Broke a craftsman swivel and a wobble 6" extension. I have had it and Need help. Almost ready to burn the truck to the ground. I will never do this again.

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All I can say Doug is keep at it. I used a craftsman swivel and a short socket, with MANY extensions and adaptors up to 1/2 inch drive and broke it loose. Wish I could be more help. If I were you I'd consider deleting that ebpv crap off the pedestal once its off, makes turbo work easy. I did mine and putting the turbo on was so nice without having to mess with that bolt.

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In fact I followed Chris' way to do the pedestal delete.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Someone fill me in.
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a swivel socket is very helpful... I picked up a set of metric 1/4 drive swivel sockets for $50... they come in handy.

Richard

EDT: here is a set... http://www.amazon.com/Genius-Metric-...4949631&sr=8-4
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Thanks. I will stop by craftsman after work tomorrow. Maybe my snap on guys if he around. I called it a night and gobstopper offered to come out and help too.
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picture of rear bolt of turbo pedestal

Here is a pick of the offending bolt for those of you whom search like I did and not find a picture of where the little 8!5747648949111111 is. I looked for an entire day before actually tying onto the right one.

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