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I am in the middle of installing new SW-Motech crash bars on my '06 Wee. I can not loosen the engine mount bolt, do I need pneumatic tools for this? Is there something I need to do prior to loosening this bolt? Is the engine going to come crashing down once I pull the bolt out? I have some Tim "the toolman" Taylor tendencies when I try to do something myself. Could someone please give me some advice. Thanks a bunch.
 

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That bolt took quite a bit of force to remove on my '07. You may need to arrange your wrench so that you can put your weight into turning it, or hire a gorilla ;). Don't worry about the engine moving--it won't go anywhere while you have the bolt out. Good luck!
 

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Stromas, have you tried a "cheater bar"? It's nothing more than a length of metal pipe that slips over the wrench handle and gives you more leverage.

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The left side needs to be held with one wrench while the nut on the right side is loosened. I found it to be an easy two pipe job.
 

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I am in the middle of installing new SW-Motech crash bars on my '06 Wee. I can not loosen the engine mount bolt, do I need pneumatic tools for this? Is there something I need to do prior to loosening this bolt? Is the engine going to come crashing down once I pull the bolt out? I have some Tim "the toolman" Taylor tendencies when I try to do something myself. Could someone please give me some advice. Thanks a bunch.
It is strange that some people have trouble with this while others do not. I just put the same on my 1000K6. Mine came right off. Use a cheater bar or bigger wrench.
 

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I got it right off with 2 ratchets, one on either side, both with cheater bars. Straddled the bike and operated the ratchets from that position.
 

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No probs when i did mine but i turn wrenches for a living and am pretty large too boot so maybe that helped. I used two standard mastercraft 1/2 drive ratchets and off they came.
 
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