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How do I get these oil separator screws out?


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#1 darsdoug

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 07:20 PM

They are stuck tight and my hex only strips them out.

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#2 Fairtax4me

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 07:28 PM

Impact screwdriver.

#3 86BRATMAN

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 08:28 PM

I second that motion.

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 10:33 PM

The "hex" part didnt register in my mind earlier.

Dremel a notch in the tops and you can use a large flat screwdriver. An impact screwdriver is still recommended, just with a flat tip.

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 12:04 PM

o.k. I'll try that. My 5/32" allen wrench type driver tip just won't get it. Thanks.



#6 MilesFox

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 12:43 PM

you will want to use metric. That looks like the updated baffle plate.



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Posted 27 December 2013 - 04:35 PM

o.k. I'll try that. My 5/32" allen wrench type driver tip just won't get it. Thanks.

 

That's why it stripped

 

You need a 4mm.  Might still come out with that.



#8 jp98

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 06:43 PM

I have found that when dealing with tight allen head screws not to use a standard L shaped allen wrench.  Get a set that will attach to a 3/8 drive ratchet.  You can put more pressure and leverage on them that way.



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Posted 28 December 2013 - 07:45 PM

That's why it stripped

 

You need a 4mm.  Might still come out with that.

yes. I need at least a .0012 larger driver tip. I didn't think there was that much difference between 5/32" and 4-mm ? but there certainly is. I need to remember what I'm working on.



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Posted 28 December 2013 - 07:46 PM

you will want to use metric. That looks like the updated baffle plate.

It's a 99 ej22 block.






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