Stephen Ballachey, March 17, 2006
Dear Mike: I just wanted to drop you a note to thank your for this marvelous socket. I recently purchased a vintage VW for restoration and was having a tough time removing rusted in body bolts; many of which had been eaten half through by unchecked rust and negligence. My traditional sockets couldn't remove the "rounded heads" of these bolts. Then I discovered your product at the local hardware store. It worked like a charm! One by one my Gator Grip socket popped those bolts free and, after a week of busted knuckles and cursing I can tell you I am one happy VW owner now! Thanks again for your invention. It saved my bacon. ;-)
Just to post a stupid comment, but lets face it, there are some questionable people out there. Please get a new bolt and don't put the old one back on when you are done with the oil change. Just a suggestion.
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yeah a vise grip should work, also remember that the old pan bolt should not be put on with more then about 20ft-lbs of torque... you should not even need a ratchet to take it off, a closed end wrench is the only thing you should use. also if you are going to be using a ratchet use a 6 point socket. but don't tighten the bolt past 20ftlbs
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