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Offline nancis

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JIS Crosspoint Screwdriver

Why: The Japanese Industrial Standard screw is commonly found on Japanese motorcycles, from side cover screws to those “guaranteed to strip” ones holding the master cylinder cover on. It looks like a Phillips screw, but it’s not and they will be damaged by a Phillips screwdriver if they’re tight.

TSM Technician says:
“Because stripped screws just suck. “

Spouse/Parent Argument: You don’t want me to be swearing every time I strip a screw do you?

Cost: About $9 on Amazon

More bikes than I can list...regular riders 2015 Beta XT300, 1986 IT200, 1980 IT175