Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 20:50:42 -0600
From: Charles <>
Subject: Re: bottom shock mount on C900 a-arms

Craig's Saab C900 Site wrote: > Hi, put the front right shock back on it's mount on the a-arm on my 1985 > 900i today after replacing the balljoints and the tie-rod end. > > Problem I have is that the nut to secure the shock to the a-arm won't torque > up - it's really tight but it's turning like it's twisted off it's thread on > the mount pin. The nut was threaded properly to begin with. > > Any ideas? I don't want to replace the a-arm but since the car isn't going > to be registered any time soon it might be alright just for local grunting > (not on the road). > Craig, If you can get it off, maybe with some WD-40 or whatever penetrating stuff they might sell in the UK, get a tap and die the right size and clean up the threads before putting it back together. Charles in Golden, CO

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