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What type of screw driver's head is needed to remove the gas door in order ot install the chrome one? I am no expert on screwdrivers and need to visit Home Depot tomorrow... Any advice?
 

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I bought the screwdriver and still can't get the freaking screws out. They feel like they are sealed to the metal. It might be the paint sealing it off... If I use another tool other than my hand to twist the screwdriver I'll mess it up and won't be able to return it. Any ideas...
 

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Give it a shot of WD40 (I would say PB Blaster but that might mess up the paint), let it set for a few minutes and then rap the top of the screw with a flat surface (don't mess up the screwdriver slot). This should loosen whatever is holding it on.
 

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The screws on my gas cap were very difficult to break loose as well. I used a Torx driver with a ratchet handle allowing me to get more leverage. However, the WD-40 should help you out.
 

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You might need to use an Impact Driver; most motorcyclists would have one. However that is a rather violent solution, I think the 3/8" rachet handle or breaker bar would probably work. [An excuse to acquire tools....]
 

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Houston, mission accomplished! I stopped at Home Depot bought a ratchet bit socket and the rest is history. The screwdriver is back in Sears inventory... :) I scratched the paint a bit, but I buffed it off.
 
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