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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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kcmc

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kcmc says:

Think SlowLearner

wins the Coconut :huh:

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smidget

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smidget says:

I want a coconut

so will add that don't forget to disconnect the battery to prevent frying any electronics on the bike when using any form of electric welding process.

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James600zx

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James600zx says:

SlowLearner,

Thing is, not everyone has a mate with a welding TIG either.

If I say, "Take it to the bike shop" do I win the coconut?

:biggrin:

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kcmc

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kcmc says:

Smidget gets a balloon

and James600zx you get a gold fish in a plastic bag,but no coconut yet :lol:

Must be a mobile welder nearby?,here two seconds on google,don't know if he is near Sket1234 but am not trawling the net to find one.

http://www.mobileweldingservices.org/

KC :tongue:

 

 

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smidget

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smidget says:

In

that case I'm off, bloody Balloon, save the man hundred of pounds and all I get is a Balloon. I suppose you'll send me one I have to blow up myself, either that or it'll be flat by the time you post it to me.

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Sket1234

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Sket1234 says:

joining Socket to top of rounded torx

I went out and bought a Irwin Bolt Grip Kit (Should Be Standard In Every Socket Set) and i cant believe i didnt own one what a nice bit of kit.
it came out in 15 seconds so easy. Now to replace the sensor put it all back together and give it a service.
A Massive Thanks To Everyone For Your Help And Will Be Back Tearing Around In No Time.
Bring On Good Weather
Cheers:smile

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fogie

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fogie says:

irwin kit

good man    :winkie:

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preunit

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preunit says:

Quality

glad you got it sorted dude :smile

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kcmc

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kcmc says:

Looks like

it was a close run thing,but Fogie gets the coconut :tongue:

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domster

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domster says:

Irwin kit

Blimey, thought i had all the tools available. Does any one know how this compares to the gator grip?

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