[urq] Damn intake manifold

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Mon May 1 14:17:53 EDT 2006

> What I had to do a few years ago for the same bolts with the same problem
> was to cut a 6mm allen wrench into a short "L" configuration. I cut both ends
> to give me a good sharp end to insert into the bolt head. I had to be very
> creative  to get it into the bolt and bottomed out but I did get it in there.
> I then took a small box end wrench and slipped it over the allen wrench and
> used a Crescent wrench on the small box end to apply torque to remove.
> Sounds very cludgy, and it is, but I did get the bolts out. I also had the
> headlight out to get visual of the situation.
... I've made myself one of these also ... in my case it was originally done to access one of the fasteners that holds the clutch MC on a T44 ... but I do find it comes in handy every once in a while ... 

Steve B
San José, CA (USA)

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