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Re: Sorry- Broke EZ out


    EZ-outs are made of hardened steel. You can grind them out using a
Dremel tool and a small grinding bit, but this is not an easy task. A
titanium nitride coated HSS drill bit used with coolant might work, but I
kind of doubt it.


Fred Munro
'91 200q  260k km
-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Phenneger <phen9461@uidaho.edu>
To: Quattro List <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Tuesday, October 13, 1998 7:45 PM
Subject: Sorry- Broke EZ out

>First, sorry for all the messages, i just am trying to get my backup car
>running as the 84' is dying and will go under the knife to get turbo in it
>soon.  But the 85' needs to be fixed before I can drive it.
> I cant lock the driver door, door lock mech is jammed.  No
>problem, remove allen bolts and clean. Strip one nasty bolt that is on WAY
>to tight.
> No problem, use EZ-out to remove, bolt is in really tight. Break
>EZ-Out.  Try to drill out EZ-out with Carbon tipped drill bit.  WOnt
>budge.  WHat now.
> HOw the Heck do I get that off or get the bolt out.  Any ideas
>would be much appreciated.  Thanks
> Todd Phenneger
> 1984 4000s quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> 1985 4000 quattro / Silver / Fixing it Up.
> 1987 4000cs quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
>   *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!