Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

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Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by rexman » Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:30 pm

Hi All. Looking for Stuck plug Remover Tool Socket 🇺🇸


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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by rexman » Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:47 am

Has Anyone Ever Made The Socket To Fit Over Plug Wire To Release Stuck Military Plug. Or 1 I Could Burrow or Loan. Maybe I Am ate 1st To Have This Problem. Would Save Me Time Other Than Pulling Mule Motor And Removing Tin. Thanks Jim 🇺🇸

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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by markrdje » Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:59 am

Try emery mule
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Chuck W. » Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:41 pm

Are you talking about the tool to hold the spark plug while removing the plug wire?
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It's very easy to make out of an old deep-well socket.
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by rexman » Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:30 pm

Yes Sir Chuck ,How Did Ya Cut The Socket. Was Going To Use My Stihl 420 ,But Don’t Need It Taking Flying Lessons Did Ya Use A Erie Vice. Thanks If Have Any To Part With Save Time To Get This Plug Out Or Pull Engine And Service As This B 3Rd Time, Run Chains 24/7 Or All Year. Have A 5 ‘ Plow MaeFrom 2 Craftsman Mower Snow Blade ,BESIDES. MULE Gets Tired Of Parked InBarn Winter. Best W 4 Wheel Stear.Been Thinking Of ROPs 2 Loops And Canvas Thanks Jim, USMC 372-1974🇺🇸

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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by markrdje » Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:18 pm

I thought I used a channel locks?
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Chuck W. » Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:34 pm

I took a cheap thin-wall 7/8" deep well 6-point socket, cut the end off and cut the slot with a cut-off wheel in a 4-1/2" grinder, and welded a handle to it. Easy.
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Pack75howitzer » Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:51 am

Another option, if the spark plug turned when you tried to loosen the wire from the spark plug you can remove the other end of the spark plug from the magneto and remove the spark plug and wire as 1 unit. Then you can disconnect the wire from the spark plug. That works! Also, that tool and some other tools was discussed in an article in military vehicles magazine a while ago. Issue 128

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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Dave M38A1 » Fri Oct 08, 2021 7:30 am

I made one of those spark plug wrenches,
First, I bought some deep wells sockets (Northern Tool) and I removed the shoulder on a drill press testing with an old spark plug.
Then I welded the handle to it and cut out the slot with a die grinder. Work great. I always wear a face shield when using the die grinder with a cutoff wheel.

With the handle welded to the socket, I chucked the socket in the vise and slowly cut out the slot and tested it on the Mule engine for fit.



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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Dave M38A1 » Fri Oct 08, 2021 7:34 am

By removing the shoulder on a drill press, I mean the inside shoulder in the socket to make it fit the spark plug. I tested the fit with an old spark plug on the bench.
I cut out the slot and tested the fit on the Mule engine on the work bench also.



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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Chuck W. » Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:01 pm

Here's an old photo of some of the special tools that I use on the mule. I have several more that didn't make it into the photo. Would there be any interest in an article on my specialized mule tools?
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by markrdje » Fri Oct 08, 2021 3:25 pm

Yes I'd be interested along with what they are for/how to use.
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by ltsimp » Sat Oct 09, 2021 5:38 am

Chuck, yes, I too would be interested in learning about your specialized tool collection.

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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by emmado22 » Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:15 am

yes!
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Re: Stuck Spark Plug Tool WTB

Post by Speedracer » Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:14 pm

Add another 'YES' to this


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