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Re: [T3] Getting those bolts and bleeders out


I am becoming a beliver!



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith Park" <topnotch@nycap.rr.com>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 7:04 PM
Subject: RE: [T3] Getting those bolts and bleeders out


> Best investment I made was the "hot wrench"
>
> Keith
>
>
> Top Notch Restorations
> topnotch@nycap.rr.com
> 71 Squareback
> 65 Notchback "El Baja Rojo"
> 65 Squareback "Eggcrate"
> 87 golf "Winterat"
> 93 RX7 "Redstur"
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DAVID WYATT [mailto:drwwyatt@msn.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 8:23 PM
> To: type3@vwtype3.org
> Subject: Re: [T3] Getting those bolts and bleeders out
>
> Too late! I already broke the easy out off in the hole. But I will 
> remember
> that for future reference. More the I get into this the more I realize I 
> had
>
> better get a torch and welder. My Son in New Hampshire has been telling me
> that for the last couple of years. I guess its time to listen.
> Dave
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Keith Park" <topnotch@nycap.rr.com>
> To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
> Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 6:10 PM
> Subject: [T3] Getting those bolts and bleeders out
>
>
> >
> >
> > Top Notch Restorations
> > topnotch@nycap.rr.com
> > 71 Squareback
> > 65 Notchback "El Baja Rojo"
> > 65 Squareback "Eggcrate"
> > 87 golf "Winterat"
> > 93 RX7 "Redstur"
> > Today I had to remove a snapped off bolt from a body section I was
> > installing on the Crate, I thought of the easy out but I got a set of
> > those
> > "Screw removers"  From Craftsman last year (Not necessarily a fan of
> > craftsman tools) They are to remove stripped Phillips heads screws by
> > biting
> > into them  as you reverse them out with a drill.
> >
> > I drilled a hole in the middle of the bolt so give the bit something to
> > bite
> > into and then heated the whole thing red hot, as soon as it was dark I 
> > got
> > the bit into it quickly and pressed hard while reversing it out with the
> > drill... Out it came!
> >
> > This might be something to try with those stuck bleeders since they
> > already
> > have a hole in them and if it doesn't work at least you don't have a
> > broken
> > off easy out sticking out of your bleeder.
> >
> > Keith
> >
> >
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