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I've got a stuck screw in my XX any suggestions how to remove it without wrecking my car
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If its a hex head, you could try tapping in a torx to get a fresh grip.

Or slot it with a dremel and unscrew it. (might damage the chassis)
Or drill the head off then you can work on the remaining stub.

If you can get in from the other side you can drill it through.
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You can buy a screw remover kit that goes into A drill to remove screws
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You can buy a screw remover kit that goes into Adrian to remove screws

Always ask Adrians permission first.
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If its a hex head, you could try tapping in a torx to get a fresh grip.

Or slot it with a dremel and unscrew it. (might damage the chassis)
Or drill the head off then you can work on the remaining stub.

If you can get in from the other side you can drill it through.
I have just round of the grub screw in my pinion gear, any ideas , my guess is to drill the little bugger out , I am a muppet
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Default Grub screw

I'm sure I've seen a pinion puller used before
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I have just round of the grub screw in my pinion gear, any ideas , my guess is to drill the little bugger out , I am a muppet
I did this last year - ended up dremelling a slot in the grub screw - destroyed the pinion but saved the motor which was all I was interested in.
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Hi,


Something like this for the pinion:







Or use a large flat screw driver and just prise it off.
(Be careful using the screwdriver method.)


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Dremel and slamming a driver in with a hammer eventually did the trick. You know when you start something you wish you hadnt
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Hack saw a flat line thru it and use a flat head screw driver to remove
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Buy yourself a set of small grabits, basically screw extractor kit. You shouldn’t damage the pinion too much
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Try a 1/16 imperial hex wrench if you’ve got one. It’s slightly bigger than a 1.5mm hex and has got me out of a muddle several times
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