Routine Maintenance - If it isn't already broken it's about to be
Undo - Clamp with an adjustable spanner and beat repeatedly with a hammer in an anti-clockwise direction
Remove retaining clips - clean away fifteen years worth of solidified crud - the rotten remains of the retaining clip will be there somewhere.
the ... should come away easily - it will be corroded into place. clamp with an adjustable spanner and beat repeatedly with a hammer in an anti-clockwise direction
the....will be a tight fit - as a minimum, you will skin your knuckles. clamp with an adjustable spanner and beat repeatedly with a lump hammer in an anti - clockwise direction.
the .... will be a very tightfit - not a hope in hell of shifting it without a trip to casualty. Clamp with an adjustable spanner and beat repeatedly with a lump hammer in an anti - clockwise direction.
Removal of the....may be made easier by the aplication of moderate heat - Heat until glowing red, clamp with an adjustable spanner and beat repeatedly with a lump hammer in an anti -clockwise direction.
Ease the .... - Apply superhuman strength
...using the correct size of pin punch - Hacksaw the tip offan old nail, aply and beat repeatedly with a lump hammer.
Prise off - insert an old screwdriver and beat repeatedly with a lump hammer
..taking care to retain the small sprung inner circlip retaining widget for re-use - the component will fly out at warp speed and land in the most inaccessible corner of the garage, never to be seen again until after you've moved house
retainingnut - Large, perfectly circular blob of rust that will shear off or crumble when an attempt is made to remove it with mole grips, leaving just enough original metal to ensure that the two components it holds can still not be separated.
gently.... start off gently and increase effort exponentiallyuntil the veins on your forehead stand out
carefully ... Youare about to hurt yourself
It is advisable to get assistance when... You are about to humiliate yourself in front of somebody you know
refitting is the reverse of removal - except that the swear words come in a different order
I think anyone who has worked on any vehicle more than days old can relate to teh above