Originally Posted by Lombard
Well, I was able to get it on without the tool. . .just took time and a little TLC. I was able to slide it back far enough by hand (eventually) to get about an inch of threads in on the bolt, and then it tightened right down.
Just noticed that as I was ready to post - good deal. Few tools are an adequate replacement for patience..
But - Autozone in my area will loan a lot of tools out with just a deposit. Lot of others will do the same, don't hurt to call around if you need another one sometime.