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Old 08-19-2005, 06:10 PM   #1
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How to remove Headlights without Porsche Light Removal Tool??

I need to replace my headlight bulb and my 986 Headlight Removal Tool is missing...How do i remove the headlights using ordinary socket wrenches- the smallest socket wrench i have wont even fit in the tight space....pls. help....thnx!

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Old 08-19-2005, 06:43 PM   #2
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socket set won't do it.
You need female hex wrench set.
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Old 08-19-2005, 07:07 PM   #3
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socket set won't do it.
You need female hex wrench set.
THNX! Do you know by chance the size ?
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Old 08-19-2005, 07:54 PM   #4
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http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=1696&hl=5+mm
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:42 PM   #5
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You guys are the Greatest!.....THANKS A LOT!
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Socket set will do it.

5mm thin wall socket and 1/4" drive ( Lowes San Francisco, Aisle 10, Bin 4 $3.18 )
and an appropriately long extension
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lol, and oddly specific reply to a 12 year old thread!
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good information....almost should have a sticky so it is not buried

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