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What socket sizes are needed?

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Offline Man50

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Hi

What socket sizes are needed or to have for the i30 FD please?
  • 2008 FD 5 door hatch diesel 1.6 auto silver


Online BrendanP

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Depends what jobs you had in mind. I have a Hilka metric 1/2" socket set which seems to have most sizes I need from 8mm to 32mm. I also have metric open-ended and ring spanners because there are quite a few jobs where there's no room to get a socket in. If you're replacing an anti-roll drop bar you will need an open-ended spanner to stop it spinning while undoing the nut.
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Offline PGN I30

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Depends on the drop link manufacturer, some you can use an open end spanner, some take an allen key to stop spinning.


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