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I am trying to change the starter on a 1958 b model. Anyone have any tips or suggestions as to how to remove the bolt next to the block? I got the other 2 out.

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Ya, that bolt goes along with the air compressor bolts.  Makes you wonder what kind of magical tool they used at the factory?  15 yrs ago when I put a 12v starter in mine, I know it was a PITA and you had to keep swapping the wrench around to get 1/16 of a turn at a time.  Not sure if maybe a crows foot wrench would get in there better or not?

I'm going to be swapping mine over to air starter in a few weeks so I'll be cussing right along with you.  I installed the starter before putting the motor in last winter so I had plenty of access.  Unlike when it is in the truck.

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I don't remember mine being an issue 2yrs ago.    Maybe being a b67 with the motor leaned over to the right helped.    I do remember using a long extension though.  

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I'm thinking the crossmember across the rear spring perches really hinders getting up into that top bolt.  If the motor is rolled over, it might make it a bit more accessible.

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is it a 12 or 6 point? I know mine had 6 point bolts in it, when I put  12 volt starter on it I went to Mack and got the 12 point starter bolts for it. I rememver using a long extension. still a pita but was easier

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I just removed my starter and remounted it on Monday I used a 12" and a 6" extention with a long  1/2 ratchet and a 15-16 6 point mac short socket. chances are my truck is the same as yours. Tight but very doable

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Yea that sounds exactly the same as mine, I'm going to try bigger I was using a 3/8 ratchet and couldn't get the last bolt out.

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I know I used 1/2" drive.  

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