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Screw #16 I'm going to bugger the head with my screw driver and don't want to cause another crack with my impact driver...it looks like you use a flat blade with a breaker bar or something but I don't know if that tool even exists...or do I make something out of carbon steel scrap or what?


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I have never seen that screw removed
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I got it with a big screw driver with a 3/8 wrench on the shaft...it holds the bendix in.
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They are staked in normally. Use a small punch to undo the stake and proper size screwdriver. I have just done all of this.


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It comes out with an impact driver, the kind you hit with a hammer. Have seen my indie mechanic do this on my bike in my shop using my impact driver...

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The more expensive ones are usually worth the extra $s.
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