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Old 19 Jan 2008, 06:16 pm
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I'm trying to change out an alternater on an 86 accord, the only way to get it out is through the bottom, which involves removing the drive axle, to do this I need to remove the rotor, I've got to buy a socket to fit the big nut holding the rotor on, what size do I need to get?
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Old 19 Jan 2008, 06:31 pm
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go to autozone they can give u tha right size and u can rent tha tool without having to buy it. they give tha money back when your done with it.
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Old 19 Jan 2008, 06:46 pm
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you also need to take the lower ball joint loose from the spindle so you can swing the spindle out of the way and get the axle out.
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Old 19 Jan 2008, 07:01 pm
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its either a 30mm or a 32mm good luck
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Old 19 Jan 2008, 07:16 pm
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wow that's pretty awful. that alternator on my 81 oldsmobile is right there on top, i can swap it out in less than 5 minutes.
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