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Sket1234

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Sket1234 says:

Joining Socket to top of rounded torx

Hi i have a rounded torx see page before i have since worked out that a 7/16 socket is pretty much perfect fit the problem i have is i need to join the socket to the top. i can almost get it to turn then it slips is there any way to join the two together (solder/ glue no welder ) to get a bit more pressure.
I have tried drilling (cant get a straight angle at it)
I have cut a slot in it and it still wont turn with a screwdriver
Have coated in plus gas repeatedly
Have heated and let cool repeatedly.

One Bolt stopping me riding

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fogie

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fogie says:

extractors

This sort of thing you want. I have a similar set at work, and they are bloody handy,- helped me out a couple of times. You may be able to get some cheaper ones at a local motor factors.......:unsure:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Irwin-Nut-Bolt-Grip-Extractor-Remover-10-Piece-Set-/140897818242?pt=UK_Hand_Tools_Equipment&hash=item20ce2a1682

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

plate

Is it possible to saw the plate near the sensor and remove it,then plug/cover that hole.Then try to spin the remaining plate anti/clockwise (screwdriver & small hammer) with some body else trying to undo the bolt at the same time?   

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preunit

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preunit says:

I really hope

he gets this bolt out, keep us updated sket.:smile

heres fogie's link

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fogie

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fogie says:

mr unit

Why does my link turn out the way it does?? Just copy'ed & paste'd.....?? any idea?  :blink:

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preunit

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preunit says:

yes of course

when you reply click the world link above the cool emoticon, copy and paste the link/page into the URL box, then name it in the text box and click insert.:smile

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fogie

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fogie says:

here goes

will try it...... :laugh:


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fogie

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fogie says:

ahem

Mr unit, got the wrong link this time, but I get the idea, thankyou sir.  :lol:

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preunit

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preunit says:

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Happy days :smile

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SlowLearner

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SlowLearner says:

Welding TIG

Get some mate with a welding TIG to spot-weld that socket onto the rounded torx, mate - then you'll have it off no problem.

Btw - James - not everyone has a camera-mobile.   My mobile only just manages text.

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bbstrikesagain

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Loctite Freeze 'n' Release

Has worked for me where plusgas failed, but it is best for larger bolts so you can really get them chilled (to about -40°C), shrinking back and breaking the seal

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