stripped out phillips head
Posted February 14, 2003 - 09:10 AM
Posted February 14, 2003 - 09:40 AM
If that didn't work I would look into an "Easy-out" screw extractor kit. Not sure if they go that small. It involves some drilling but you can do it.
Posted February 14, 2003 - 10:09 AM
Posted February 14, 2003 - 10:23 AM
Posted February 14, 2003 - 11:42 AM
Posted February 14, 2003 - 02:00 PM
Posted February 14, 2003 - 02:26 PM
I'll have to remember that trick for when I goof like that!
Posted February 14, 2003 - 02:37 PM
do you have access to a Dremel type tool? you could use a small grinding disc to cut a groove in the screw head. if you have an old screwdriver you could grind that to fit the shape of the groove. grind the groove so that it has real sharp egdes and fits perfectly.
PDX, I do this all the time... Works great..
I've noticed that the front brake resivoir bolts are really soft, not just this bike but a lot of bikes that I've owned.
good luck, Dan
Posted February 14, 2003 - 04:48 PM
gotta catch them before they go though.
one of the first things I learned as a tech was always use a good screw driver on mc cover bolts.
The taper on the countersink provides additional purchase to the tightening of said fastener and if any corrosion occurs the fastener can prove difficult to remove.
I have drilled out many with the afore mentioned process.
Left handed drills can work their wonders in this situation too.
Posted February 14, 2003 - 05:45 PM
As you begin to drill....the screw will probably back right out. They are great!!
Posted February 16, 2003 - 12:31 AM
Once you have it out replace it with Cap screws(Allen Key)
This is one of the first things I do when I get a new bike I change to cap screw on brake master cylinder, radiator shrouds and any other Phillips screws that get removed often
Posted February 16, 2003 - 06:39 AM
03 WR450F-Picked up 2/3/03,still not rode yet.It's been snowing & snowing & snowing with snow in the forecast fo Mon.,Tues., Fri. It just won't stop!
Posted February 17, 2003 - 07:50 PM
Posted February 18, 2003 - 08:23 AM
The prick punch may have got its name from my highschool shop days. I was trying to remove a small dashboard screw from a 58 MG using the method I am describing. One of my buddies came by and said "what a prick" and that started it. I assume he was talking about the punch......
Dont know about the CDI box - it just started smoking. The Honda shop wants $20 for another can of smoke - any idea where I can get it cheaper?