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I have a serious problem with the nut! Specifically one that connects Tib and tailight. I tried to remove the nut with ratchet and adapter, but I couldn't because the nut is not in shape (it wore off). Now it is almost in circle shape so the adapter for nut can't loose them (adapter keep spinning without loosing nut).

Is there any way to loose the nut?

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If you "rounded off" the nut, you're gonna have to either cut it off with a grinder or torch. If you don't want to do that, then another way is take a rubber strip that will fit around the nut, and use that as a wrench to loosen it. The rubber strip won't loose grip, and you might be able to lossen just enough to turn it with your fingers or a crecent wrench. Good luck. <img src=icon_smile_blush.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Thanx. I think I should try that rubber technique... hope the rubber can hold the turn.
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A leather strap like a belt might work also. It's one of those little quick "fix it" type of things where if you need to get a bolt or nut off and you don't have any tools around.
 

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<img src=icon_smile_dissapprove.gif border=0 align=middle>So Sad to hear that some times a pipe wrench works. But the leather should work let us know how it goes.<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>
 

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Also if it isn't a huge hurry the special socket that is advertised on tv works good, my cousin has one for his toolstuff and he said it works great on everything

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Leather strip didn't work... to tell the truth, I have been working on this for like 3 hours and couldn't do anything to remove. Really tired now. I better go to body shop tomorrow and let them fix it. They should have special sockets. <img src=icon_smile.gif border=0 align=middle>
 

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You can take a file and file two flat spots onto the sides the use a crescent wrench to loosen it <img src=icon_smile_blush.gif border=0 align=middle>.

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I didn't realize time was so crucial, maybe try some penetrating oil, tap it lightly with a hammer, then do what 4doorgl did, I have did that before on the old ford probe and it worked

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File two flat spots on it should do the trick, or use a vice grips. They work even on round heads if you get them tight enough.

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