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Broken stud extractor; now what?
In message <933713F1FB7BD111AC2300A0C98F1AD1030F61@MILXPR06> "Buchholz, Steven" writes:
> After the PITA I went through getting the broken end stud out of the
> urq's head I found a company called Alden Corp. that made a combo
> drill/extractor for broken studs.
Roger Galvin had his struts and wishbones powder coated. He didn't notice that
the ball joint retaining bolt holes were full of powder, so when he wound the
bolt in, it jammed. He used so much force that he sheared it off.
I though we were in for a lengthy stud extraction process. But Roger just
picked up the phone to a local light engineering company and asked if he could
bring it round.
MINUTES! And about $10.
Experts are often cheap, if they're very good.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club