stripped allen head bolt


Old 06-15-02, 06:49 PM
doug hines
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stripped allen head bolt

stripped allen of bolt. can't put bigger size allen head in,tryed sawing a slot, it didn't work! help, need to get water pump off!
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Old 06-15-02, 08:09 PM
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Get a vice grip on there and try to loosen it if you can.

If not Sears or any hardware store sells extractors and bolt removers which usually work with any drill.
Old 06-16-02, 02:09 AM
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By chance are you working on a VW?
Old 06-16-02, 09:47 AM
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Try cutting into the bolt with a cold chisel.This will make a groove to get a grip on by tapping the bolt to the your way around tapping left until loose enoughthe grooves only need to be shallow,and of course dont miss the cold chisel and belt the timing cover.fixed the same problem last week this way.
Old 06-17-02, 09:04 AM
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squirt a bit of Kroil on it and tap away.
That stuff is the bee's knees!

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