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Default Front shock upper bolts

The big ones that hold the springs in. 1-3/8 in.
Is there a "special" wrench for this?
Channel locks would scar the surface. Also not enough space there.

2007 883.
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Move the bars out of the way and use a 6 point socket.
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Theres a special socket for that
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I hope yours was not rusted inside. One on my 95 was and could not be fixed. It was tough finding another one.
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Thanks to Tractor Supply! The six point, 1-3/8 inch, socket is sold there only in expensive Impact quality.

Clerk gave me half off on it! All's well again.
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