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Remove rear strut - top mount won't slide out

That lip on the top mount is causing me headache while removing my rear shock. I removed the 22mm nut and the large metal/rubber washer in the boot but cannot drop the strut because of this lip which sort of clips into the turret. I put my whole wheight on it, twisted and tilted it but the strut still wouldn't come out. Does anyone know how to get that lip to slide out of the turret?
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same topic in the GTA section: (Before I Set Fire To It....)

did you try WD40?

i often have to place a square/box bar into a flat section of the body & then prise the strut downwards using the drop link eye as a fulcrum point.

You have disconnected the tranverse arms & trailing arm? + the drop link?

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Disconnect everything from the strut then you'll have loads of lateral play to wiggle it loose. You'll be there all day if you leave anything connected amd try to drop the strut
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