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      Thanks for the info guys. Yeah this isn't something where I want to cut corners. I actually have two sets of brand new axle nuts, one came with the new axles and another came with the new bearings. I've read a bunch of those threads regarding axle nut removal and installation, I just didn't see anything about a washer...

      Regarding the socket that GAP sells. I don't like the idea of using a 12 point socket on something that you're going to put 500+ ft lbs of torque on (during removal)... So i got this:
      http://www.harborfreight.com/13-pc-12-in-drive-metric-impact-deep-wall-socket-set-69279.html

      If you use 25% off coupon it's only a few bucks more for entire set instead of a single socket.
       
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      hopefully...

      Thanks for the info guys. Yeah this isn't something where I want to cut corners. I actually have two sets of brand new axle nuts, one came with the new axles and another came with the new bearings. I've read a bunch of those threads regarding axle nut removal and installation, I just didn't see anything about a washer...

      Regarding the socket that GAP sells. I don't like the idea of using a 12 point socket on something that you're going to put 500+ ft lbs of torque on (during removal)... So i got this:
      http://www.harborfreight.com/13-pc-12-in-drive-metric-impact-deep-wall-socket-set-69279.html

      If you use 25% off coupon it's only a few bucks more for entire set instead of a single socket.
      Hopefully you won't need 500 lbs to take it off! They come off easily.

      I tend to agree...I use a 3/4 drive 6 point socket and a long 5' 'cheater bar' to install....preferably a chick with a short skirt to step on the brakes when I'm doing it. (LUG BOLTS IN!!!!!):wave:
       
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