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I cant get my long reach plug spanner past the frame into the plug socket ,and a short reach wont reach the plug.

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Get yourself one of the old style tube spanners with a series of holes for screwdriver to use as a T handle. The tubes come in all plug sizes and a myriad of legths or you can cut it to size yourself. They're about $12. Or a chain link, flexi drive, T-handle with attachable sockets for way way too much! Bike accessories stores will have both, but is a little cheaper to buy from Auto stores.

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