Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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Hello all just changing the rack boots and found two studs aprox 5/16 1/2 inch spanner fits the nuts i have had a look i have no idea just now whee they have fallen out of anyone had this ???

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Re: Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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andy brad wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 13:46
Hello all just changing the rack boots and found two studs aprox 5/16 1/2 inch spanner fits the nuts i have had a look i have no idea just now whee they have fallen out of anyone had this ???
? Exhaust studs+nuts?
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Re: Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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Could be but on top of the rack about 2 inches apart yes they were exhaust side but to far forward i think i have a spare engine tucked away i shall pull it out to se if i can where they have fallen from thank you. andy

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Re: Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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Lotus-e-Clan wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 14:09
andy brad wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 13:46
Hello all just changing the rack boots and found two studs aprox 5/16 1/2 inch spanner fits the nuts i have had a look i have no idea just now whee they have fallen out of anyone had this ???
? Exhaust studs+nuts?
Spot on yep front pair of studs ex manifold best way to get at them can anyone advise please thanks in advance andy

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Engine out is best. :shock:

...otherwise raising the the engine on the n/s after undoing the engine mount (leg to chassis bolt) on the n/s should give access in situ.
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i thought so thank you more blood loss coming :D

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Re: Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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If its not leaking leave them alone, its not worth the hassle.
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Re: Just found 2 studs with nuts on top of the steering rack

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leaving jobs like that thats when the rot creeps in eventually the car is taken off the road and dies So it's on the job list when brakes are finished
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