Getting access to bolts.

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  1. Final Drive

    Final Drive Road Train Member

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    I can see how you been trying to get the first bolt out are you tired or what?
     
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  3. Magoo1968

    Magoo1968 Light Load Member

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    Judging by the shadow from the sun the swivel should work on 4 of them . The other two are tighter and hard to tell.
     
  4. BoxCarKidd

    BoxCarKidd Road Train Member

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    I would normally just take stuff off like that with hand wrenches, like the breaker bar. If they are seized or stripped I would be right on the torch.
    If you showed up at my place and asked: How many 20 dollar bills it would cost to cut the heads off those bolts and not get into anything else it would be one. You would be gone in 5 minutes. If plastic air lines and such are a concern it would be more.
     
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  5. little cat 500

    little cat 500 Road Train Member

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    take a grinder and cut a notch in the ramp if your pitching them
     
  6. AModelCat

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    Old school it with a long handle ratchet.
     
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  7. nikmirbre

    nikmirbre Road Train Member

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    image.jpg How about this small torch??

    I found the swivel adapter. Torch is the back up plan
     
  8. 062

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    That’s not going to cut those bolts. It may help a little with breaking them free.
    You need oxygen/acetylene for cutting.
     
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  9. skallagrime

    skallagrime Heavy Load Member

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    That torch will barely heat things up

    Attached, smallest torch that ll do anything. And its not going to cut anything either
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  10. nikmirbre

    nikmirbre Road Train Member

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    You have a link so I know exactly what I’m looking for?
    I just left Lowe’s and harbor freight. Neither of them had one. Harbor had the top that you screw on like the butane torches but that’s it
     
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