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Old 03-19-2017, 10:46 PM   #1
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Default Help Removing Air Inlet on an Impact

A few months back, I had a air tool quick connect blow apart in my Impact wrench. After having a couple other guys at work try to help get the thread part out of the impact, I broke down and bought another Impact. I decided to try and fix this impact to have as a spare, and I found a site that sells new air inlets for my impact, but I just can't figure out how to get the old one out.

Has anyone removed one before, or know how to? Obviously I tried loosening the but, but it just keeps spinning. Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you
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my 1st attempt would be to use something like these.
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Where I live there are a few air tool rebuilding companies.. That has to be one of those things they see a lot from people dropping them.. It only cost me like 45 bucks to have a good (250 dollar) air wrench totally rebuilt.
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You can probably find the torque specs and diagram of your model impact gun and tear it completely down and purchase just the part you need and replace it. I did it with an old blue point 1/4" impact wrench. They aren't really complicated and there are a few websites and possibly videos on rebuilding them yourself

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