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2001 Rear Strut Removal, cant hold the shaft to get the nut off!

I cannot for the life of me hold the shaft from not spinning to get the top nut off from inside. I tried vice grips but no luck!

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I cannot for the life of me hold the shaft from not spinning to get the top nut off from inside. I tried vice grips but no luck!
With the strut in a strut/spring compressor and partially compressed use a 1/2 drive impact gun and socket. Be very careful!!! Make sure it's compressed safely.

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