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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2007 4:42 pm    Post subject: Oil filler neck socket. Reply with quote

I need this tool

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Anyone have an extra laying around? or not gunna use it anymore?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They suck, they slip, they make you cuss!
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Use this...
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Internal pipe wrench, Ace (and others hardware stores) have them.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How does that internal pipe wrench work-does the cam just expand outward grabbing the nut from the inside?

I agree that adapter socket sucks-it will slip and you will strip the nut. I saw a hand made one once where a piece of short pipe was cut and on one end a rod was drilled through to create a tee handle and on the other end a amall rod was drilled through and welded on to instert into the nut.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

-Yeah the cam just grips the inside and tries to rotate, well it can't so it "Jams" and out comes the filler nut thingie!
-You have to position it carefully so the cam is in the nut, if you get it too far in you miss the nut and are trying to twist off the top of the neck!
-That piece in the leading picture seams to be designed to suck. Look how the ends of the "tang" are angled off right where in grabs the slot!
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree the internal pipe wrench is so much easier to use.

I even have the real dealer tool as seen in the first post (higher quality) and I still use the pipe wrench.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great tool... have three different sizes. The tool for every thing. Laughing

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What size is needed for the oil filler nut-I saw a 1/2" and a 3/4" wrench in the pipe section at the hardware store.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Oil filler neck socket. Reply with quote

Did you ever figure out the size internal wrench you needed
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:38 am    Post subject: Re: Oil filler neck socket. Reply with quote

Petermac wrote:
Did you ever figure out the size internal wrench you needed


I bought a 1 inch and it does the job.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Oil filler neck socket. Reply with quote

I took an old strap style gate hinge, did a bit of grinding so that is fits the slot and it work perfectly.
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