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Which Part to use

Hey Guys, i need some help. The dad needs to know which part to get to remove the torsion bars.. OTC # 7816 or 7826

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a BIG c-clamp does the job. I think we used a 12" or 14" c-clamp.
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^yup that works. When I did mine I used the factory bottle jack with a socket extension on top of it. Probably not the safest method out there, but it did the job very well.


You don't really need to buy a tool to do it. A 2 prong gear puller will also work, you can rent one from a parts store if the other methods mentioned don't sound good to you.
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I used a gear puller and i managed to mess up the threads lol.. It slipped off once and my god, scared the **** out of me and my buddy.

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big C clamp, take the flat part off so just the ball is exposed, it fits right into the key. then just tighten the clamp.
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