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  • Remove Seized & Stripped Screws from Motorcycle Engine Covers

    Great job with nice clear photos. One suggestion, though. I noticed that the powered impact driver that it kept jumping out of the screw head when you pulled the trigger. It's very important to maintain HEAVY pressure on the tool as you pull the trigger. You need to hear that "rat-a-tat" sound as the tool does its magic. If the tool jumps out of the screw head, all the angular thrust is lost. You may need a friend to keep the bike upright while you lean into it, or (making sure all fluids are drained) lay it over on some wood planks and work down on it.When working on an older bike that has been sitting for a while, I often go straight to the electric (or air) impact first. That way the heads are as minimally buggered as possible to start out. Also, great advice on the...see more »Great job with nice clear photos. One suggestion, though. I noticed that the powered impact driver that it kept jumping out of the screw head when you pulled the trigger. It's very important to maintain HEAVY pressure on the tool as you pull the trigger. You need to hear that "rat-a-tat" sound as the tool does its magic. If the tool jumps out of the screw head, all the angular thrust is lost. You may need a friend to keep the bike upright while you lean into it, or (making sure all fluids are drained) lay it over on some wood planks and work down on it.When working on an older bike that has been sitting for a while, I often go straight to the electric (or air) impact first. That way the heads are as minimally buggered as possible to start out. Also, great advice on the patience needed to let penetrating fluid do its work.

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