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I'm replacing the windshield on my 2000 GL1500 SE. When I tried to remove the 5 screws in the metal adjusting grommets, all of them are stuck tight. I took a couple of whacks at one of them with my impact driver, but no luck. Am I missing something?
 

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May be from age.. Try soaking them with a little WD40 or liquid wrench. That may loosen them up. Be careful not to strip the heads or get that stuff on the tupperware. Good luck..
 

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May be from age.. Try soaking them with a little WD40 or liquid wrench. That may loosen them up. Be careful not to strip the heads or get that stuff on the tupperware. Good luck..
I agree with this
 

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I have a DeWalt cordless screw driver with an adjustable clutch. If I find a screw that does not want to come out. I set the clutch on #1 position hold it in tight and let it hammer for a bit then move up to #2 and let it hammer for a bit and keep moving up till the screw finally come out. This has been working for me and I haven't stripped a screw using this method.

Ron
 

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Another idea is to try to tighten it first. I've broken loose many a rusted or otherwise "stuck" fasterer by going the opposite way, just enough to move it.
 

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PB Blaster works well for me too on stubborn fasteners.
Especially when someone brings over a Voyager with rusty hardware and they're always fun to work on.
 

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I have a DeWalt cordless screw driver with an adjustable clutch. If I find a screw that does not want to come out. I set the clutch on #1 position hold it in tight and let it hammer for a bit then move up to #2 and let it hammer for a bit and keep moving up till the screw finally come out. This has been working for me and I haven't stripped a screw using this method.

Ron
This method has worked for me on several occasions. :D
 
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