[DML] Re: Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey Right?
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[DML] Re: Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey Right?

Looking at the nut, it loosens as you turn it left, i.e. lefty 

There is a way to get it off without an impact wrench.  With a good, 
solid wrench on the nut, use a hydralic jack on the end of the 
wrench and it will work perfectly.  That's what I did to get mine 

Good luck, this is a pretty straightforward project once you get 
that nut loosened!

# 3002

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "secret_jedi_guy" 
<secret_jedi_guy@xxxx> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to replace my angle drive and the instructions DMCH 
> me say to loosen the axel nut a few threads.  The problem is that 
> this  sucker is on tight and I'm not sure which way to turn this.
> Is it to the left or to the right.  The wheel turns left in rapid 
> forward motion most of the time.  Since that is the case if 
> the axel nut to the left loosens it wouldn't the centripidal force 
> of the spining wheel eventually spin the nut off?  It would make 
> sense that threading the nut to loosen to the right to prevent 
> from happening.  
> There really is no way to loosen the nut or get the nut off 
> an air impact drill, but I just want to make sure I'm loosening it 
> instead of tightening it on more.
> Thanks DMLers
> Japheth Deaux
> VIN: 1223-DelorVette

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