Oil Drain plugs & Impact wrench.

motogo1 motogo1 at cox.net
Sat Mar 29 22:38:28 EST 2003

I've never tried this, but I heard a trick that you might try is using a
hack saw to cut away the crush washer under the bolt head. Good luck.

Gary Martin
94 UrS4
91 200 TQA

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Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 8:43 PM
Subject: Re: Oil Drain plugs & Impact wrench.

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> Oil plug extraction via impact wrench.
> I know it seems wrong but I'm having trouble removing the sedans 17mm
> The Avant had a larger socket head (from memory) but needed the impact
> too even after 1500 miles since head rebuild.
> The sedan just won't budge. 80 psi and ~200 ft lbs.  Car is Mid Atlantic
> free.
> oil filter was a snap now what?  Liquid wrench (PB Blaster) etc.  Time for
> the torch?
> -Scott in BOSTON
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