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Bigger hammer needed PA question

>From the diagram, it looks as if these caps are left-hand thread.
Is this true?

On Fri, 30 Oct 1998 23:10:19 +0000 David Boyd <john@dboyd.demon.co.uk>
>In article <>, Mike 
><armanmik@n-jcenter.com> writes
>>> I bought an impact driver and a drag link socket, and have =
>>>been unable to remove any of the x caps.  Does anyone have any tips? 
> =
>>>The pump was held securely in a vise, but no luck.  I even took it 
>to my =
>>>mechanic (until I started attempting this stuff myself) but he 
>didn't =
>>>have any luck...or maybe he just wanted to sell me another pump.
>>Promise you won't say where this came from, but you need a bigger 
>>Ascii art follows:
>>              ________________________________
>>              |                          ^^^^ |
>>              |                               |
>>              |_______________________________|
>>This is the cross slot in the X cap - the vertical legs (other two 
>>making it an "X" cap) are not shown - see the little arrows? Apply a 
>>and swat it with a hammer.
>Shameful confession too, that judicious use of a small cold chisel 
>similar, but more immediate, results ...
>David Boyd
>Cumbria, UK

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