broken stud removal
ssgacc at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 19 17:05:17 EST 2002
We're talking about the theaded portion of the studs,
not the nuts. We loctite (blue) them into the heads,
because they'll back out negating the new nuts and
washers. Dig? If the nuts are torqued, but the studs
back out of the head, you lose. BTDT x 2. Now I
retap and loctite only all new studs.
--- R Mangas <porter_dog at hotmail.com> wrote:
> If you can get it out and the threads are clean, I
> wouldn't helicoil. RE:
> loctite, neither of the options you mentioned
> (red/blue) will hold up under
> exhaust manifold heat. Use those ovaled nuts,
> torque them down, leave them
> alone, and hope for the best. If you're _really_
> scaredy you could safety
> wire them, but that's a hard job.
> >From: "scott thomas" <scott at dreamtheater.zzn.com>
> >To: quattro at audifans.com
> >Subject: broken stud removal
> >Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 14:25:19 -0500
> >Oh yeah, I have at least one broken exhaust stud.
> Just drill, retap,
> >and install the replacement stud, or do I have to
> drill it oversize
> >to accept a heli coil?
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