[Vwdiesel] broken stud
gbangs at cfl.rr.com
Sat Jan 26 06:37:12 PST 2008
My favorite trick,
Is to heat it really hot with a torch, and then with a candle, melt it
into the threads going into the head.
This has saved my tail numerous times, it is truly amazing how well it
Sandy Cameron wrote:
> At 11:15 PM 25/01/2008 -0800, you wrote:
>> I was removing the water flange on the end of the Head on my Jetta today and
>> broke off the stud that secures the water pipe and flange. There is about
>> one quarter inch sticking out.
>> I imagine its probably going to be a one time try so looking for suggestions
>>from someone who's been there.
> heat the end of it with a small acetylene tip, to a dull red heat if possible,
> Let it cool to harden a little, attack with vice grips, a new set with good
> jaws, if available
> Vwdiesel mailing list
> Vwdiesel at vwfans.com
More information about the Vwdiesel