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cant seem to get the oem bolt out of the recoil starter, anybody have any tips??? it dont seem to be that hard but i cant get it out...guess i just suck
 

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Try a little penitrating oil. Can you get a little heat in there, or get a good fit with a box wrench and use a little bar for more leverage. Just becarefull not to break it or to round the head.
 

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If you know someone with a 1/4 electric impact gun, carefully use that with the a socket (Along with the advice above) if there is ample room. I have done this on stuck carb screws with great success......Use caution, too much oommmff can snap them off as well. Use moderation.
 

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Brodie i'm sure you did this by now but i had to use a 1/2" impact gun to zip it out.it's not how tight it is it's holding the motor from turning.it worked well for me and the bolt is pretty sturdy.just make sure you put the o-ring back on it with some oil to reassemble.
 

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I HAVE A 1/2" DEWALT ELECTRIC IMPACT AND IN WONT BUDGE IT. IM RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS HERE.
 

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dont bother because it is going to leak like a sive when you get done anyway?
 

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Ooopps! I thought you were talking about the small bolts around the cover.........Yeah, you will need something bigger for the center bolt. I use a 1/2" air impact gun that is rated at like 500ft/lb to do the center nut on clutch baskets. Sometimes I got to hold it on there a few seconds for it to break it loose.
Does that bolt have left handed threads?
 

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I WAS HOPING SOMEONE ON HERE WOULD KNOW ABOUT THREADS. I DONT HTINK SO BECAUSE SOMEONE WOULD HAVE SAID SOMETHING OR IT WOULD STATE IN DIRECTIONS.
 

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i took my leak sheild off and put it on the shelf for a # of reasons
1 you can't adjust the valves with it on
2 it still leaked no matter how i sealed it
3 i want a backup starter yet
i just sealed the heck out of the pull start and put it back on and i should have save myself the $50 or so bucks that it cost.
 
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