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techtalk:ref:tools124 [2019/01/24 16:43]
hippysmack [Rocker Arms]
techtalk:ref:tools124 [2019/08/17 15:26] (current)
hippysmack [Evo Engine]
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 ^  A little cutting, a little welding and you have a special wrench to reach the bolts under the frame. ((photo by Hopper of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=395586&​page=2)) ​ ^^ ^  A little cutting, a little welding and you have a special wrench to reach the bolts under the frame. ((photo by Hopper of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=395586&​page=2)) ​ ^^
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 +Cutting down Allen wrenches to make them shorter on the end will allow you to get into tight places easier. \\
 +It also helps when the ends get rounded which allows the tool to slip in the socket head. \\
 +Using a Dremil tool or a file on the end can get rid of the round and help to keep it from slipping. \\
  
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-^  Allen wrench end cut shorter with a Dremil cut-off blade ((photos by Hippysmack)) ​ ^^ +^  Allen wrench end cut shorter with a Dremil cut-off blade ((photos by Hippysmack)) ​ ^
 + 
 +You can also use a 1/4" ratcheting wrench with 1/4" attachments (cheap attachments are easy to replace). \\ 
 +Makes hard to get at Allen heads such as the speedo sender and the rear left rocker cover bolts easy to remove/​replace. \\ 
 +This is a 'Snap On Blue Point' brand 1/4" and 5/16" offset/​reversible wrench ($32 delivered). \\ 
 + 
 +|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​offset_wrench_by_aussiegazza.png?​direct&​300|}}| 
 +^  Offset wrench for rocker box cover. ((photo by AussieGazza of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​postid=1181033))  ​^
  
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