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I've not done it on a Sook, but have done a number of Yamahas (and the locks have been on the top yoke, so ive taken the whole lot off).

You need to either cut off or drill the old bolts out, as they are shear bolts and the heads with the hex on, snaps off when installed.

If you can get the lock and whatever it is bolted too (I cant remember - it isnt on the yoke though) and the lock is definitely going in the bin, off, then you can cut it from the side using a slotting disc (I use 0.8 or 1mm, not sure what you use in the states (40 thou?)) and then turn the bolts our with mole grips.

Drilling them out is doable but tends to be messier, and a greater risk of damage in my experience.
 

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...the reason is theft. They try to make it as hard as they can for the potential thief......which in this case is you...w/out trying to steal anything.

....................when I did this on an older kawasaki, it was heavily, and I mean heavily rivetted to the triple clamp. I ended up replacing the whole triple clamp with new ignition block on it. .....and even out of the bike it was very difficult to drill.
 

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It got real sticky to the point it would only turn if I manipulated the key just right so I could get it to turn on. I tried all the tricks listed on the site and even bought the Houdini spray (it works great on all my house door locks!) Anyway it really wasn't to bad to replace. Bought the lock set from Suzuki and replaced all three locks. Crazy about this bike so I don't mind throwing money at it!
 
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