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Old 22 Sep 2005, 09:23 am
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Default replacing the antenna mast


I am having problems getting the retaining nut loose in order to replace the antenna mast. i am trying to unscrew it with needlenose pliers, but they are tearing the thing up. Am I doing something wrong

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Old 22 Sep 2005, 06:20 pm
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vermillion <vermillion.1vrnmm@no-mx.carstalk.net> wrote in
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> I am having problems getting the retaining nut loose in order to
> replace the antenna mast. i am trying to unscrew it with needlenose
> pliers, but they are tearing the thing up. Am I doing something wrong?
>
>



Wrong tool.

Check AutoZone/Pep Boys/Kragen, etc.

Also check bicycle repair shops. They use similar sockets. Here's one like
that which you could grind down to fit:
http://www.tegger.com/hondafaq/misc/bicycle_socket.jpg
It's for some Shimano thingy or other (I forget).


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