Originally Posted by HapHazard
^I ran out into the garage to give it a try. I tightened the bolt in as directed against steel stock in the slot as tight as I dared with a closed end wrench (pretty tight), twisted, pulled tapped with hammer on top with spacer - no joy.
I gave it another shot of penetrating oil. How much force should I tighten the bolt?
Be careful. I wouldn't get too eager on that, especially if the triple is a casting. All you want to do is relax any tension it might have. Let it soak and occasionally tap the clamp with a plastic hammer. If you can get a strap wrench, you could try twisting the tube to free it up.