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Originally Posted by wcc View Post
I can see the nut splitter working on maybe 3 of them but not all 6. Does the nut splitter fit in there on the DS? Especially #3 cyl (DS Front)? I don't see how you could get a wrench in there let alone a splitter. I haven't done it so initially I'm a non-believer.

Did you get the nut splitter on all 6 barrel nuts? What nut splitter do you have? I have the one from Northern Tool.
I had nothing special, just a bog standard splitter. I did not remove all nuts with the splitter but I think I did once I had the idea to use one as I did snap one stud off flush with the stock headers

I recently used similair tactics on some oil lines on my 3.2 carrera, I sawed into the nuts with a dremel using a disc. It made a tremendous difference in getting them undone.



I fitted my new headers with A2 stainless steel nuts and washers, my thinking was that if I needed to get them off again I will just split them so the more brittle the better Hope my theory is right...
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1981 UK 930. G50/01 shortened, 964 3.8RS Fibreglass Body Kit, 18" Alloys 8.5" F & 10" R, 225's F & 285's R, Special Colour Metallic Blue Paint, FIA Sparco Evo's, A/C and Air Pump removed, Electronic Boost Controller, GHL Headers, Tial46 WG.
Fitting - New service kit.
Needs Fitting - Innovate XD-16 Kit, Kokeln IC. Stephen's K27 HFS, EVO Intake Assy & his Modded USA Fuel Head.

1983 UK 911 3.2 Carrera Sport Coupe. Black, Black Leather with Red Piping, Black Alloy Gear Knob, K&N Air Filter Element, Turbo Tie rods.
Needs Fitting - K&N CO Sensor, Round A/F Dial Gauge, Factory Short Shift Kit.

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Last edited by NathanUK; 09-15-2007 at 03:27 PM..
Old 09-15-2007, 01:21 PM
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