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    Hi all, first post i put up seems to be missing, anyway like many others trying to remove sump plug has become a bit of a problem, even using six sided impact socket it has rounded, will the irwin nut removers def work, i dont want to pay £20 and im still in the same situation, what methods has anyone used on here with success, i dont have a ramp and i use axle stands, find acces a bit tight.

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    I'm in the same boat i went to do mine the other day didn't even get a socket out and noticed it was rounded off so went to the dealers got a new sump plug and just waiting on my irwins coming they will come in handy that's why i just went and got them

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    deff buy irwins they worked a treat with mine and the one i used was worn

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    ta will order tommorrow

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    went to my local tool shop tonight (Dad's) house and got a stiltson man this thing grips, will try over next few days when i get time, it will either remove bolt or rip the head off it,

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    http://www.quickvalve.co.uk/index.htm anyone used one of these.

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    Are these the things your talking about? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Irwin-Bolt...item20c5305045

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    hmm that looks quite interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chunklamb View Post
    Are these the things your talking about? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Irwin-Bolt...item20c5305045

    Yeah thats the ones i just ordered

    Edit: but mine was 8mm 10mm 13mm 14mm 16mm

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    had 3 rounded off ones now, always used my trusty 12mm socket on them, never failed me yet.
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