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Sorry to spam the questions guys but I have a lot of things I have been farting around on with marginal success. I remember the last set of cans I removed from the headlight buckets took a 20 lb sledge and a solid hour of beating them to death.

Is there a correct way to remove these beasties? Seems like the bolt holding them in at the bottom is pressed in or something. I don't have a torch to heat the bucket but maybe thats next.

Thanks for any advice.

Mark
 

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That is only rust holding them in, try some PB blaster let soak and then if that don't work, heat.
 

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Thanks Tow. I burned through a whole can of WD on the last set. I'll get some more WD on it and try some heat.. sounds like a good combination for a bonfire :)
 

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We did an article for "Legendary Ford Magazine" on how to change those actuators and we also have a "Pre-Andrew" low quality video. We modified a bit for our air hammer to knock the pins out but if you have a rusty car it is a whole different ball game and they are all but impossible to remove while in the car.
 

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Just wanted to say that wd40 did the trick. Let soak for about 30-45 minutes. Still took some solid beating to get it out (and my car is not even close to rusty) but once it got a little movement with the WD40 on the bolt it popped right out. Happy I'm going to electronic actuators this winter.
 
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