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6/25/11 9:19pm - Original Message: '81 strut rods'
ryn9212000
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1981 Corvette L81

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changing axle u-joints and strut rods this weekend and the left side strut rod cam bolt seems to be blocked in by the leaf spring, does anyone have any tricks or ideas? axles seem to be a breeze i thought they would be the b***h.
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6/25/11 11:03pm - Reply: '81 strut rods'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Take the four bolts that hold the strut rod bracket to the diff loose. Don't have to take them all the way off if ya don't wanna...just loosen them enough that the bracket will drop down far enough to get the strut rod bolt out.

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6/25/11 11:31pm - Reply: '81 strut rods'
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Oak Creek, WI - USA

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1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!

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What Joel says, should do the trick!!
Dan
By the way, nice looking shark, Robert!!
dskopp2011-06-25 20:34:22

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