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There is a bar that is bolted on the frame underneath the starter on my 93 buick roadmaster and I can't seem to get to the nut of the bolt that holds the bar to the frame. I can turn the bolt head because it's right there but the nut is spinning and I can't get to it because it's in the frame.

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You will need to use a wrench and slide into the frame and try to get it on the nut then remove the bolt and do the same to install the bar. if you cant get to nut this way then the only other way is to cut a hole in the frame to get a wrench on the nut.

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