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Has anyone pulled apart a stock HD starter Drive Housing assembly?

I am trying to do it on my 09 FLHRC and although it has black crappy paint all over it the two screws seem to be very poor quality and with soft phillips head screws.

I haven't burred the screw heads out but they are showing signs of wear... is there a trick or tip to get the buggers out as I dont want to snap them or round out the heads?

I'Ve used break cleaner to clean the grease, dirt and grit out, then I used WD40 on the heads to try to lube them up... Can I use a long small socket as It is hard to see what type of heads they are...

I am getting pretty pissed....:banghead:banghead:banghead

Once again, cheers for any advice....

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If I remember correctly those bolts with the phillips are 9mm hex also. I use a 1/4" ratchet with a deep 9mm socket to get them out.
FYI, hold the starter together after removing those bolts, you only want to separate the drive end housing from the starter not the motor end or you'll have to deal with getting the brushes back onto the commutator.
 
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