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Hot Rods tailgate emblem removal tri chevy wagon?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by ozzies 57, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. ozzies 57
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 382

    ozzies 57

    so I removed the lock mechanism inside and found the three studs holding the tailgate emblem in place on my 56 chevy wagon, however they don't resemble nuts. they are obviously threaded as I can see the remainder of the studs sticking through the faster. but if they aren't hex heads how do I remove them? please don't tell me I have to fight my hand in that hole and use pliers!!
    and I can't take a clear picture to post on here. but surely someone on here has don't this on a trip five wagon .
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  2. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 8,736

    Bandit Billy

    Speed nuts? Oh BTW, don't google "pictures of old nuts". I'm going to need a stiff drink after work.
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  3. Could it be attached with one of these clips,if so you can pry it loose with a screwdriver. HRP

  4. Belligerence
    Joined: Jan 7, 2018
    Posts: 29


    I’ve got a 70’s p20 van and all those emblems are speed nuts that the hex is partially wore off. Theyre not real tight, a socket got them off

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  5. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 6,923


    One like this? Or the V and script?
    Ought to be three studs with the crappy sheet metal nuts that hardly have any hex. May be buried in dirt or undercoating.Get in there with a wrench or 1/4''drive ratchet. 3/8 socket IIRC
  6. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 11,017

    jimmy six

  7. 325w
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 5,749


    They are a pain to get off. Go ahead and cut your finger tip and get it over with. I'm betting they had some sort of bastard socket on the line to tighten them. Lot a time they turn but have to slide a door pad tool under to lift as you turn.
  8. philo426
    Joined: Sep 20, 2007
    Posts: 2,099


    I like the geometric pattern on the 57 210 wagon.

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