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Re: Counter Weight Removal
Any tips for busting the rear counter weight loose after removing the four nuts? Of course the U-bolts look like they have melded with the cast iron. Are the U-bolts a loose fit in the cast iron? It's not a rusty FC so I am hoping it is more like road crud and not rust packed up around the U-bolts.
Hello, I've removed the counter weight on a '57 and tried on a '59. The 57 bolts and weight immediately came loose. The 59 is still in the frame. Hammering bolts didn't help. The only option I see is, with the bed removed, cutting the bolts and driving them out from the top. Good luck.