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Username Post: Trunk Torsion Rods        (Topic#347974)
odiz 
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Reg: 03-16-09
10-31-17 05:17 AM - Post#2712766    

Working on a '55 210. Need advice on best way to remove and install the trunk torsion rods. I got one off by sliding a socket and long extension over the end but, that was kinda scary as there is some pretty serious tension. Open to better ideas.



 

acardon 
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acardon
Loc: DFW TEXAS
Reg: 03-25-05
10-31-17 10:03 AM - Post#2712811    
    In response to odiz

I just used a 3/8 deep socket and a 10" extension and removed both rods. Just make sure the socket goes on the rod, all the way to the bend. Support the trunk, if it's still bolted to the hinges.

Don
66 Corvair (driving)
57 2dr HT (driving)
56 2dr HT (waiting to be restored)


 
odiz 
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Reg: 03-16-09
11-01-17 04:29 AM - Post#2712906    
    In response to acardon

That is pretty much what I did. Guess, it is as good as it gets!



 

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