Re: [DML] Axle nut/socket size?
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Re: [DML] Axle nut/socket size?

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Mark V

On Apr 5, 2006, at 12:22 PM, Tom Tait wrote:

> I know I'm making a stupid mistake somewhere here.
> The DMCH website says I can remove my axle nut (for angle drive
> replacement) with a 32mm socket.  That specific socket has proven hard
> to find, but when 32mm is converted to SAE it comes out to 1.259 
> inches.
> My 1 1/4" socket should fit a bit snugly, but its no where close.
> First, I assume the basic issue is that one can't just convert mm to
> inches and expect sockets to fit because ___________  (fill in the 
> blank
> - Metric measures the larger diameter tip to tip on the bolt where SAE
> measures the distance between parallel faces?)
> So where do I get a socket that fits?  No luck at either Pep Boys or
> Lowes.
> Tom

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