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Head gasket repair

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Old 03-31-2011, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default Head gasket repair

I am replacing the head gaskets on my 1992 Mustang LX 5.0. I am trying to remove the lower power steering pump bolt. One end appears to thread into the head, the other end that goes through the bracket has a nut. Anyone have any idea how to get this long bolt out, since there seems to be no way to get it out. Thanks in advance for any help
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Old 03-31-2011, 06:56 PM   #2
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I put 2 nuts on the bolt tighten them against each other then take the bolt out some times it work some times it dont.
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:01 PM   #3
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use some good pliers on the NON THREADED portion of the bolt...if the double nut idea doesn't work.
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