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Re: Tried and tested methods of getting stubborn nuts off

Reply #30
@PWardy I bought this bit of kit that makes supporting items easier in the press - well worth it




Did you get any instructions?  Any idea what that plate is on either side of the base each with three screws?

Re: Tried and tested methods of getting stubborn nuts off

Reply #31
No instructions either and that plate confused me as well - seems to serve no purpose
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'91 Golf GTI 16v | '95 VW Corrado VR6  | '96 Golf GTI 16v

Re: Tried and tested methods of getting stubborn nuts off

Reply #32
No instructions either and that plate confused me as well - seems to serve no purpose
Presume it's so it could be bolted/mounted to something

Re: Tried and tested methods of getting stubborn nuts off

Reply #33
The only thing I came up with is turn them over and position them front and rear on the press. The jig can’t easily then fall off forwards and back or inside.

Re: Tried and tested methods of getting stubborn nuts off

Reply #34
No instructions either and that plate confused me as well - seems to serve no purpose
Presume it's so it could be bolted/mounted to something
I’m coming to the conclusion they are setup as I suggested above but are a safety feature. If the jig is not setup correctly or a support fails the gig could be shot out of the press unless those plates are positioned to retain it