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warmans waterpump bolt removal method LMFAO

On Sun, 01 May 2005 01:52:17 GMT, "Jim Warman"
<> wrote:

>Yes, that is not a good idea.... If it is a case of overtightening the bolt,
>many times the head will break off leaving enough to catch with a small vise
>grip. If the bolt is cross threaded, all bets are off.. I can't recall how
>much clearance there is but it is possible a careful tech with a right angle
>drill and a short bit might help. If you mooch the tools, it is essential to
>drill ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE CENTRE of the bolt to avoid damaging the
>existing threads.

its a WATERPUMP ya tard
if ya ever done one u would know
they are PRONE TO RUST
try to remove it without damaging thread
u go girl

its called a HELICOIL u retard
simply raise remove motor mount
raise engine front
use small bit drill pilot hole in center of bolt with 90 drill
then use bit as specified with helicoil
20 MIN


hurc ast

>"george" <> wrote in message
>> hello,
>> I've got a '93 taurus. While replacing the water pump, one of the small 8
>> mm bolts broke. I'm looking for an alternative to lifting the engine to

>> a drill down there. One thought I had was just skip the bolt and use an
>> extra strength permatex... is that a stupid idea?
>> thanks,
>> - george


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