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I've went to ace and checked online for help with this aerator/ nozzle key/tool. It's a 8mm/5-16 Allen hex with 2 slots and it seems to be threadlocked in there. No one I've talked to has ever scene anything like it. All I want.to do is replace whatever it is with a decent aerator. Any ideas? I suppose I could make a tool... but that lock tight is hard as crap. Use a torch? I am a auto mechanic... not a plumber. Thanks.
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Use the right sized Allen key, and put some muscle behind it, not enough to shift the faucet, but enough to break the LocTite seal. If that doesn’t work try using a vise grip, same force, enough to pop the loctite but not shift the faucet.
 

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Use the right sized Allen key, and put some muscle behind it, not enough to shift the faucet, but enough to break the LocTite seal. If that doesn’t work try using a vise grip, same force, enough to pop the loctite but not shift the faucet.

Usually they are seized so I use the torch to unjam the threads. Cherry red.
 
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