Originally Posted by COXR650L
Thanks Charlie thats a good idea.
My local dealer told me I could borrow their tools, not leave the shop with them of course, just let me do it there. The lc8 certification requires that they have the full tool set. Worst case if they won't let you do it, even if you paid full price for the new shells I can't imagine the dealer labor to remove and install would be that much. Just a suggestion rather than messing up your cover.
I don't think you can tap these two part shells in using a socket. You need the part of the tool that holds them together as you press them in.