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Re: THE BEST Wrench for Bleeder Screws...

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Subject: Re: THE BEST Wrench for Bleeder Screws...
From: "Andrew Lundgren" <>
Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 20:16:46 -0600
I think he means a six point socket...  I used a deep one and was
happy, but it is messy...

On Mon, 24 May 1999 19:55:15 -0500, Chad Cooper wrote:

>The best thing for these bleeders is a 5/16" 8 pt socket, the one that looks
>like a star, instead of a hex.  Well there are two squares   that make that 
>shape...  (the squares are conveniently, yet exactly 1/4") Kind of hard to
>explain but if you have one handy you'll see what I am talking about...
>'72 B Daily Driver
>> The bleeder screws are 1/4" box end.  DO NOT USE A REGULAR 1/4" WRENCH ON
>> THESE, especially if they're in the least bit frozen.  They strip very
>> easily.  A fellow at the local auto parts store who happened to have a spot
>> welder made me a nice little tool for the job out of two sockets:  one with
>> a 3/8" recieving end and the other with a 1/4" end.  He welded them
>> together, so now I've got a tidy little 1/4" square driver for use with a
>> standard socket driver.
>> Regards,
>> =J=

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