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Hey everyone, I was trying to take off my mid pipe on my 92 today and in the procees I ended up rounding one of the nuts. I was thinking of using one special sockets that Sears sell for stripped nuts and bolts. Does anyone here have any suggestions?:headscratch:
 

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they make nuts that go over stripped nuts. The tool looks like a regular nut except that inside it had 4 rounded edges that grab the stripped nut. You then use a larger socket to remove it.
I bought that tool from either Harbor Freight or Sears not sure. They also make a nut cracker that you bind the nut and break it off (never used one). If you have room you could try a saws all or hacksaw.

When taking off old rusty nuts I use 6 point sockets. Make sure you are using the right size too. It is a pain in the butt, but there are many metric nuts and bolts on the mustang.

Hope some of this helped. I may be able to find the package the nuts came in and give you the exact name and brand I used to get my H-pipe nut loose. (I stripped one on the passenger's side near the starter motor.

I'll look when I get off work at 6am CST.

Aaron.

Ps PB Buster works pretty good too. Try spraying em down and giving em a few wacks with something to jar the juice around.
 

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they make nuts that go over stripped nuts. The tool looks like a regular nut except that inside it had 4 rounded edges that grab the stripped nut. You then use a larger socket to remove it.
I bought that tool from either Harbor Freight or Sears not sure. They also make a nut cracker that you bind the nut and break it off (never used one). If you have room you could try a saws all or hacksaw.

When taking off old rusty nuts I use 6 point sockets. Make sure you are using the right size too. It is a pain in the butt, but there are many metric nuts and bolts on the mustang.

Hope some of this helped. I may be able to find the package the nuts came in and give you the exact name and brand I used to get my H-pipe nut loose. (I stripped one on the passenger's side near the starter motor.

I'll look when I get off work at 6am CST.

Aaron.

Ps PB Buster works pretty good too. Try spraying em down and giving em a few wacks with something to jar the juice around.
Thank you I appreciate it:bigthumbsup
 

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Those really do work, they're worth the money because you're bound to round other bolts off in the future.
 

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Thanks for the input everyone. It turned out to be not as rounded like I thought it was. I just used some Liquid Wrench on it then after a while used a torch to heat it up and the nut broke loose.
 
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