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Old 06-24-2013, 01:21 AM
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i have to remove the engine mount screws from my buggy but they won't move, they are too tight what should I do??

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Old 06-24-2013, 02:17 AM
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i have to remove the engine mount dress from my buggy but they won't move, they are too tight what should I do??
Use a heat gun and bring it to a nice heat and then try again.
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Use a heat gun and bring it to a nice heat and then try again.
Would matches work
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Would matches work
I don't think I can get a heat gun anytime soon...
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you can use a hair dryer, that or put the driver in then use a hammer and tap on the end as you try to turn them. Have you tried the screws underneath or just on the engine from the top? You can use a hammer on either set the same as a blow dryer if you can't get a heat gun
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Or you can use a soldering iron. !!! Just hold it on the bolt for a while then give it a tap with a hammer as said previously.
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i have to remove the engine mount screws from my buggy but they won't move, they are too tight what should I do??
Extend an L shape hex by putting a nut driver over it and you make it move.
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Originally Posted by got_nitro View Post
Extend an L shape hex by putting a nut driver over it and you make it move.
If he does that he will probably strip it then totally be SOL.
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Cheers guys. The first two were easy. The other two required a blowtorch, a hammer and a Allen key . And the last one required a dremel, a blowtorch and a flathead screwdriver
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Originally Posted by mrzane8 View Post
Cheers guys. The first two were easy. The other two required a blowtorch, a hammer and a Allen key . And the last one required a dremel, a blowtorch and a flathead screwdriver
Blowtorch!?!

You might as well go ahead a get you some new bearings for that engine as I am sure you fried the ball retainers.
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You can torch a screw and not get the engine any hotter than it's normal operating temps.

You just want it hot enough to heat the threads, then as it cools there will be a point where it will let go/come loose.

If you use heat and parafin wax melted into the threads (if you can get to them from the top side) it helps. the Parafin will "run" into the threads when they're hot. Acts as a lube. Usually found in grocery store w/canning supplies. Chap stick can also work.
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Yea I only wave the blowtorch over for a few seconds till its warm.
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