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Remove Parker 51 Cap Bushing (Not The Jewel)

parker 51 jewel bushing

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#1 jlima

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 00:59

I'm having a very difficult time removing the  bushing from a Parker 51 cap.  The jewel is out.  I had to drill it out but the busing to expose the bushing and so far I haven't damaged the screw slot.  I'm using a pen eraser to hold the inner part that bushing screws into and it seems to be holding because the busing does not rotate.  I've tried  Naphtha and heat but this busing will not budge.  Of course I have to be careful not to damage the slot.  Any help to get this busing out is greatly appreciated.  It's a nice GF Cap that I'd like to save.  Thanks, Joe



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#2 Ron Z

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 01:12

There are times when the only thing that will remove the clip screw is an easy out/screw extractor down the hole in the middle, held in a tap wrench. Nothing else gives enough grip and torque. You may have to chase the threads after that if you plan to reuse it.  I've had clip screw slots strip, and some have broken without releasing with a screw driver.


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