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WHAT SIZE NUT?

Anyone know what size the nut is at the end of the STRUT ROD that goes through the front frame?

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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

Surprised no one has jumped on this... I don't know right off-hand but I can check when I get home... Are yours missing or you don't have a wrench or socket large enough to tell?
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

My honest answer is.

No I do not. Manual of no help Les? Hondapartsnow.com diagrams?
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

Page 12-14 of the Prelude Bible shows that it is a 16MM nut... I thought it was WAY larger than that...
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

I am replacing a transmission and you guys all know that it has to come off.I have all the sockets but forgot that it's gotta be a deep socket. Gotta be in the low 20's though cause my 19mm was too small.
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

Use a caliper/back scratcher tool and buy a deep well impact. They're like 20% longer than the chrome ones.
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

I coulda sworn the first time I read this thread, you were asking about the upper control arm nuts that go thru the frame?!?!?!


Now that you've edited your original post, you're asking about the strut rod nut?! Which is it? Very confusing!



Anywho, on 4th gens (and I couldn't imagine it being terribly different on 3G's) the upper control arm nuts were 17/19mm, with the strut ROD being 14mm, IIRC
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

Sorry guys. I found that a 24mm deep socket removes it very well. Guess it's been a while since anyone has dropped a tranny lately. Thanks for replying though!
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?



My GMC takes a 27mm and its a truck... Wha dahel?

7500lb vehicle vs 2900.... Could you go through the trouble and removing the nut again, wanna see it with my own eyes....
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Page 12-14 of the Prelude Bible shows that it is a 16MM nut... I thought it was WAY larger than that...
Ok, I am confused... THIS is the nut that you are talking about, Right?

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Yes that's the one.
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Re: WHAT SIZE NUT?

Why is everyone confused? I think everyone is forgetting that fasteners are sized according to the threaded portion, not by what wrench/socket fits on it. The nut is a 16 x 1.5, which is the size of the threads.

A more appropriate question would have been "Anyone know what size socket fits the nut at the end of the STRUT ROD that goes through the front frame?"
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Anyone know what size the nut is at the end of the STRUT ROD that goes through the front frame?
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Why is everyone confused? I think everyone is forgetting that fasteners are sized according to the threaded portion, not by what wrench/socket fits on it. The nut is a 16 x 1.5, which is the size of the threads.

A more appropriate question would have been "Anyone know what size socket fits the nut at the end of the STRUT ROD that goes through the front frame?"
Oh damn... I TOTALLY "Brain-Farted" THAT one...
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