Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 18:09:31 +0100
From: Mr.Nice. <>
Subject: Re: sump-plug trouble

Twas Mon, 16 Aug 2004 16:46:41 +0100 when Grunff <> put finger to keyboard producing: >Mr.Nice. wrote: >> I'm having trouble removing the sump plug from my wifes 1990 saab 9000 >> turbo. >> it simply will not turn. >> I use a spanner at first then moved to a socket, now I've been trying >> a grippy plumbers tool thing but it is just destroying the head of the >> bolt and won't turn the plug. >> Does anyone have any suggstions? > > >You need a 6 point socket. If it's too late and you've rounded the plug >too much, my favourite trick is to weld a steel bar onto it and turn. I tried a 6 point socket early on but it wouldn't budge, when I used a long bar it started the rounding. I don't have any welding gear available sadly. 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. - ___________________________________________________________ ................................................................ Posted via TITANnews - Uncensored Newsgroups Access >>>> at <<<< -=Every Newsgroup - Anonymous, UNCENSORED, BROADBAND Downloads=-

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