Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 17:48:36 +0100
From: Mr.Nice. <mr.nicenospampam-clara.co.uk>
Subject: Re: sump-plug trouble


Twas 17 Aug 2004 15:12:33 GMT when Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> put finger to keyboard producing: >On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 15:34:58 +0100, Mr.Nice <mr.nicenospampam-clara.co.uk> wrote: >> Twas Tue, 17 Aug 2004 14:14:20 GMT when John B >>> >>>I feel compelled to repeat my recommendation that you give the Craftsman >>>Bolt-Out or similar tool a try. The harder you pull on it, the deeper it bites >>>into the bolt head. >> >> I shall see if any of my local tool places have one. > >If it's not a Sears, they won't have the Craftsman product line. As >out of character as it is for me to say this, in this case, the >Craftsman tool is decidedly better than any other option I've seen. >You do _not_ want to use an easy-out on this, the wedging force will >be in the wrong direction and endanger your casting. > >About that - who put this bolt _in_? Was it done at a quickie-lube >place or something? If so, I'd bet real money that they put it in >with an impact wrench, which is extremely bad for not just sticking bolts, >but also hard on the casting. If someone else put this in, maybe you >could go in & explain _their_ problem to them and see how they fix it. > >Dave Hinz I'm in the UK so tracking down the right tool may be tough. This is the first oil change since we bought the car so I have no idea who or where fitted the plug or what huge piece of overpowered machinery they used to fit it. Regards. Mark.(AKA, Mr.Nice.) -- ___________________________________________________________ "Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be" - Edward Weston. www.markvarleyphoto.co.uk - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/markvarleyphoto ___________________________________________________________ ................................................................ Posted via TITANnews - Uncensored Newsgroups Access >>>> at http://www.TitanNews.com <<<< -=Every Newsgroup - Anonymous, UNCENSORED, BROADBAND Downloads=-

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