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Old 01-21-2013, 07:43 PM   #2455
Larry Ferguson
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Joined: Oct 2008
Location: S. Dak.
Oddometer: 88
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Originally Posted by Krono View Post
(instead 0.16/0.27)

Removed the spark plug too, because i was unable to unscrew the crankshaft hole cap


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I have found that if you use a flat washer for a 1/2" bolt, (at least that's the size that works on my XT 550, YMMV) or any size that fits snugly in the slot, you can clamp it in a vise grip and easily turn it out. Plus, it won't "cam out", raising burrs on the screw. Another tool they could cram into the toolkit for this bike. Note in my sig, I have the original version of this bike. 40 years on and only 3 more HP and 6 fewer pounds. I would still like to have one though.
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I also like Sanford and Son but, since I am not a junk dealer in 1970's Watts, I find it hard to criticize his methods.

'01 Connie
'83 XT 550
'78 XL 350
'73 XL 250
'72 XL 250 (Needs "assembly")
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