Rounded oil bolt

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  • dirtbikejunky08

Posted March 19, 2006 - 06:44 AM


I just got a 02 yzf426 and i went to do my first oil change and found out the case oil drain bolt was totally i tried the old trusty visegrips and couldnt get enough grip to break it free i even tried heatin the case and still couldnt budge it ...the bolt is aluminum so i dont think an easy out would work but are there any suggestions....thnx

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  • odonnks

Posted March 19, 2006 - 07:46 AM


You want to use one of these.

They are made to go over rounded bolts and 'bite' in as you turn it.
Get one that is smallish when compared to the bolt.

  • creeky

Posted March 19, 2006 - 09:09 AM


Extractors similar to the one odonnks posted are available at Auto Zone, Adavance Auto, etc.


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