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Old 05-17-2019, 08:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Canít get bumpstop out!!!

Anyone have additional ideas how to remove this thing. I have sprayed WD 40 between the bumpstop and can. Tried beating the top of the bump stop with hammer. I have put a pipe wrench on it and tried to rotate the bumpstop to loosen things up. All with no luck. The bumpstop hasn’t moved a inch. Yes, snap ring is removed and can bolt is loose. It has been installed for almost 9 years
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Sounds like you have some aluminum to steel corrosion

Most common way to get it was powdered drain cleaner. Make sure you get one that doesn't include aluminum already
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heat the outer mount and coole the bump with CO2? Depressurize first
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Anyone have additional ideas how to remove this thing. I have sprayed WD 40 between the bumpstop and can. Tried beating the top of the bump stop with hammer. I have put a pipe wrench on it and tried to rotate the bumpstop to loosen things up. All with no luck. The bumpstop hasn’t moved a inch. Yes, snap ring is removed and can bolt is loose. It has been installed for almost 9 years
2" tube aligned with the outer edge, bottle jack with some pressure, dump a coke on it, and leave overnight. should be laying on the floor in the am
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Can you not take the pinch bolt out and pry the two halves apart some?
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Can you not take the pinch bolt out and pry the two halves apart some?
dissimilar metals partied and joined as one
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Well, yeah, i get that. To help break the parts apart, pry between the pinch bolt bungs with a prybar of your choosing.
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Well, yeah, i get that. To help break the parts apart, pry between the pinch bolt bungs with a prybar of your choosing.
I've driven a cold chisel or a big screwdriver in between the pinch bolt bungs, parallel to the bump can, to help spread it just a bit. It rarely takes much spread, but depends on what's welded on, where, and I've never tried removing one that's been in place as long as OP's.
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