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I CANNOT for the life of me get the rear axle nut loose. It is on there GOOD. any suggestions. I have some new Sportec M-1's waiting and now i'm stuck!! Yes i did take the cotter pin out. (First question of the first 2 fellas I asked);)
 

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You really need something bigger than the wrench in the tool kit. Get an 18" breaker bar and it will come right off there. Option two is to get a piece of pipe to act as a cheater on the stock wrench.
 

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I had to do this with the included wrench.
Basically I had to have one person hold the bike steady while I stood on the wrench and bounced [all 210lbs of me]. Once it broke loose it came off easy.

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hahah

i also had to bounce on the wrench with all my wieght...I'm 210 lbs as well...

seems like it was on much tighter then the required 96 ft/lbs needed...I think it's 96....
 

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rightey tightee leftee louseee .jk. spray it wd-40 and then try it
 

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i used a hammer the first time to loosen it.
 

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thanks for the replies. I tried the bouncing on the included wrench idea..to no avail. only 185 lbs though. I used a largedcrescent wrench as well. Guess I'll try the breaker bar or pipe ideas next....good to know others had probs too.
 

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The longer the cheater bar, the more torque you'll have. I use an old shitty torque wrench to loosen tight bolts, and if that doesn't work, I'll use a hammer on it. Maybe you should put the bike in the back of the truck and drive it to a mechanic. Use an impact wrench on that mutha.
 
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