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Originally Posted by 180OUT View Post
A giant sized pair of channel-lock pliers (giving you plenty of leverage) and a Harbor Freight heat gun is also a reasonably good way of loosening a stuck threaded thermostat. My '72 Super came from the factory with a threaded, screw-in, thermostat.
Tried that first... (Harbor Freight brand even ) But this 3/4 drive socket wrench popped it right out! Heating it might have loosened it at least. Penetrating oil applied as well...
The new one went in with plenty of Never-Seize applied...

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