Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50

Eric P /
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I would pull the cylinder (four nuts on the head, two on the intake and the one remaining on the exhaust)

Slide the cylinder off so that you can see what you're doing. Buy a small left handed drill and try drilling in the center. Sometimes that works to turn a broken stud out. Use a drill press if you have one. Try an easy out. If that doesn't work, heat the metal around it with a torch and touch it with a crayon to melt some wax into the threads. That helps things lube up a little. Try the easy out again.

If all else fails, drill the rest of the stud out and retap the hole for a new stud.

Before you reassemble, go buy a torque wrench. It might seem a little pointless to spend so much money on a tool that you don't absolutely need, but it'll save you a lot of hassle in the long run.

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  I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Topic by: Wouldntyou Wannaknow Wouldntyou Wannaknow 05/28/12 04:10PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 05/28/12 05:53PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Probably Fred Probably Fred 05/28/12 06:03PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Wouldntyou Wannaknow Wouldntyou Wannaknow 05/28/12 06:08PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Eric P Eric P 05/28/12 08:14PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 05/28/12 08:39PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield 05/28/12 08:43PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Probably Fred Probably Fred 05/28/12 08:49PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield 05/28/12 08:58PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Michael Thomas Michael Thomas 05/28/12 09:21PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Wouldntyou Wannaknow Wouldntyou Wannaknow 05/28/12 09:28PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Mel Dyer Mel Dyer 05/29/12 12:00PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Wouldntyou Wannaknow Wouldntyou Wannaknow 05/29/12 06:21PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 05/29/12 07:17PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Probably Fred Probably Fred 05/29/12 07:49PM
  Re: I broke the exhaust bolt that connects to the head: e50Re: Michael Thomas Michael Thomas 05/30/12 07:23AM

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