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post #1 of 10 Old 12-28-2010, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
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torque converter nuts

Im try to get to the torque converter nuts. I found the little window in front of the tranny but i cant seem get on the nuts with a socket. Anyhelp would be great. Its an 03 f-250 6.0l an im removing the engine to install a new one.


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semi deep 3/8 drive socket works wonderfully.

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in the oposite side of engine block of the starter (driver side) pull plastic cover off -better acces
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That works too, but I think it's easier to get them out from the bottom hole.

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That works too, but I think it's easier to get them out from the bottom hole.
Ditto


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Thank you guys for the input. I was able to get to them from the opposite side of the starter a lot easier( thanks huj). But as forthe socket I had to use a 9/16 cuz they were already buggered up pretty bad. But I got the engine out lastnight and all stripped to be used as a core.
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I had to use bolt out for mine

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semi deep 3/8 drive socket works wonderfully.
agreed 100%

i did have a convertor nut on a 6.4 that was crossthreaded from the factory. kinda pissed me off luckily it was warranty

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i did have a convertor nut on a 6.4 that was crossthreaded from the factory. kinda pissed me off luckily it was warranty
That's what "flame wrenches" are for.

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That's what "flame wrenches" are for.
Ah yes the infamous smoke wrench.

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