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I am having the worst time removing the axle nut.

I got the lock not off easy,but the outer nut will not turn.

I have stood on the wrench and nothing(yes I am turning it the right way)

Its a left handed thread left to turn it and right for it to come off.

I have been using pb blaster for 3 days now and i have tried a propane torch.

Anyone have any other tricks.

I am open to anything other then cutting.
 

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Have you tried a big long piece of pipe on the end of the wrench?
 

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not yet,but I currently have the entire rear of the bike soaking with blaster while the wrench is sitting on a jack stand.

I am using a pipe wrench,i have a new locking nut so I will never deal with this again,but I do not want to cut and damage the threads it sitting on.

But I am about to and need to spend more money.
 

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touch tha sonnaofabitch she'll let go lol. oxy tourch will do way better than a propane. Get it glowing red the hit it with a bottle of water, this will make the metal expand and coolilng it will lock it in place, she'll let go
 

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If you are using a pipe wrench, you have to be careful, because of the movement of the adjustable end of the pipe wrench. It will move and put pressure down on the nut and bind it, instead of turning it. I don't know if you understand what I'm saying or not, because it's hard to explain. It will try to squeeze the nut together, instead of turning it.
 

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If you are using a pipe wrench, you have to be careful, because of the movement of the adjustable end of the pipe wrench. It will move and put pressure down on the nut and bind it, instead of turning it. I don't know if you understand what I'm saying or not, because it's hard to explain. It will try to squeeze the nut together, instead of turning it.

Agree^^^^^ pipe Wrenches can do more harm than good sometimes. Just go to your local napa and borrow a big honkin' wrench from them, I borrow some specialty tool from my local napa sometimes.
 

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Agree^^^^^^!!Your better off using a box end wrench that fits.
 

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I am having the worst time removing the axle nut.

I got the lock not off easy,but the outer nut will not turn.

I have stood on the wrench and nothing(yes I am turning it the right way)

Its a left handed thread left to turn it and right for it to come off.

I have been using pb blaster for 3 days now and i have tried a propane torch.

Anyone have any other tricks.

I am open to anything other then cutting.
umm..dumb question here..but..sinse when did honda use left hand threads on axle nuts ?..all the axles i've worked on had right hand threads to tighten..and left hand threads to take off..or did they change the threads on the sport bikes ?..not saying your bike is different..i just have never seen a left hand tread on axle nuts..i could be wrong on these new bikes..i'm old school honda mechanic here..lol.
 

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I think the outer nut that jambs against the lock nut is lefthanded I haven't had to mess with mine lately so I can't remember??? LOL
 

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I think the outer nut that jambs against the lock nut is lefthanded I haven't had to mess with mine lately so I can't remember??? LOL
i just don't ever recall any axle nuts being left hand threads..and i've worked on alottttttt..lol.
 

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I think the outer nut that jambs against the lock nut is lefthanded I haven't had to mess with mine lately so I can't remember??? LOL
i just don't ever recall any axle nuts being left hand threads..and i've worked on alottttttt..lol.
You're like me, Shadetree. You're getting forgetful in your old age.

 

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I think the outer nut that jambs against the lock nut is lefthanded I haven't had to mess with mine lately so I can't remember??? LOL
Your right moose.It has the threaded collar and a cap and lock nut.Quite a weird system.
 

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I do not have a oxy torch,but would map gas work?
 

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I do not have a oxy torch,but would map gas work?
Map gas will burn a little hotter than propane will, but I'm not sure if it will be hot enough. You'll just have to try it and see, I guess.
 
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