Impact Driver, but try putting the torx in the screw and hitting it with a hammer a few times. Might loosen them up a bit.
^^this! Usually worksImpact Driver, but try putting the torx in the screw and hitting it with a hammer a few times. Might loosen them up a bit.
Can you find me a link to that? I looked but can only find 1/2 inch drive.I'm generally opposed to hitting cast aluminum parts with a hammer , but Lisle sells a neat little impact driver just for 1/4in hex bits.
Some reports I've read contradict this. There is only 1/4" of the screw to grip and if it was loktited in you are in trouble.If all else fail drill the head off carefully once cover is off it will often comes out real easy.
Is there any tendency for the driver to cam-out? You'd obviously need to use body weight to keep up solid inward pressure on the tool?The best tool to remove those screws, is a high quality 3/8" drive, T27 socket,, in an air powered 3/8" impact wrench, like an ingersol.
Not sure exactly what this is. Can you please post a photo or link. Is it like this one?If you work on your bike much you'll find an air impact driver one of the best investments you'll ever make. In the old days a lot of the fasteners were phillips head -- what a nightmare trying to remove without buggering the head. Bought a hammer type impact driver that served me well for years, but hard to reach some fasteners. The air impact driver pretty well solved that. Now I have 3 different sizes depending on the job.
I only just got the T27 impact bits in the post mid-week, and I work all day. Prolly give it a whack this Sunday. There's 6 screws. Four are in good shape, one is a bit gnarly and the 6th will be a problem coz some dumbass has already had a T25 in it and minced it somewhat.You haven't been fukin' around with that screw for a week have you?
Just wack it with a hammer driver and be done with it.
Hit the cover with a propane torch before trying the EZ out. The torch will break loose the loctite. Try not to get the bolt hot you want the cover to expand and make the hole larger not the bolt to expand and get tighter.The screws are loctited in, drilling the heads, will only create further problems... like taking the outer primary off, and using a drill press to drill a straight hole.. ez outs dont do well.with loctite..