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I was just wondering what everyone who has koni yellows used to screw on the top retaining nut they come with. it only has 2 holes in it...



to install mine I used a set of needle nose plyers, but now I have to unscrew it to install my ground controls and I can't get it out...

short of making something like this:


anyone have any ideas?

(thanks blof-fan for the pictures :) )
 
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interesting, I didn't know they existed :p

any idea where I could get one before tomorrow? haha I have an autocross on Saturday morning...
 

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You can probably just make one that is sufficient out of some steel bar stock and some bolts. Just bolt a short section onto a long section making a lower case "y" shape instead of a capital "Y". Be sure to wrap the strut shaft near the nut. Last thing you want to do is slip off nicking that portion.
 

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I stopped by harbor freight at lunch and got one of these:



hopefully it'll do the job, I'm not sure if it's wide enough.
 
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i would recheck that gland nut after some hard driving. i didnt have a tool, so i put it in a vice and turn it with a bar as tight as i could. i checked it again after some hard driving and the shaft had play since the nut loosened up.
 
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