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The answer is simple. Buy a cheap 6-point......... (archive)

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Posted by John A on January 16, 2002 at 01:03:14:

In Reply to: When U find 18mm socket that fits in the engine:} posted by LV (OO=[][]=OO) on January 15, 2002 at 23:24:39:

...18mm deep socket and turn down the outside. It doesn`t need to be as strong as one you can buy; after all, the torque spec is 23 Nm, or 17 ft-lbs. I stuck a piece of rigid foam in my socket to hold the plug in place. Be sure to use anti sieze on the threads. I`ll send you one ready to use for $10 plus $3.50 shipping.
John
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