Fuel filler neck screws

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Fuel filler neck screws

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Try as I might I cannot remove the three screws that hold the surround to the metal ring. I have tried soaking them in plusgas for several days with no joy. Obviously grinding the heads off is not really an option. Any suggestions?
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Think I drilled the heads out when I did mine. I was removing tank and renewing all rubbers etc so wasn’t too concerned about swarf.
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That may be the only way to do it. Thanks.
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I used an impact driver (hammer type), but there's a bit of flex in the panel do it's not a perfect 'dead hit'. Sounds like drilling is your option, rag down the hole
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Undo them from behind with vice grips etc

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I did consider doing that, but reaching the top one will prove difficult I think.
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I use a battery impact screwdriver, shifts loads of stubborn screws.
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I will see if I can borrow one and give it a go. Thanks.
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I bought a set of grabits to remove some very stubborn screws on my scooter. They came out in seconds after an hour of faffing about beforehand.Image
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Not sure one of those bits will be small enough for the job David.
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