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Old 11-01-2012, 09:55 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Cordless View Post
Use an impact driver instead of screwdriver--even if all you do is twist the impact drive instead of striking it. If just twisting it doesn't free it, strike it gently with a heavy hammer.

I have had good luck with Kroil for loosening.
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Originally Posted by LanceR75 View Post
I actually did try tapping the outer housing to loosen it and successfully bent the housing so, now I get to fix that as well.
I agree with Cordless. I rebuild these carbs all the time and an impact used as mentioned or a 1/4 drive racket with a slotted screw driver socket works good to. There was no suggestion by Cordless to tap on the housing. Be very careful trying to fix it. You could crack the housing. If it is still useable leave it.
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