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Valve cover bolt Broken off in cylinder head!!!

Old 18-Apr-2007, 09:40 PM
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Valve cover bolt Broken off in cylinder head!!!

OK to make a long story short, bolt a which is the exhaust side far left is broken off......any suggestions what i should do....can i drill it out and re tap it but then what will i do because it will be bigger then the oem bolt??? Help please
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Old 18-Apr-2007, 10:18 PM
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is it flush? or can you get some vise grips on it? If not.. drill her out
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Old 19-Apr-2007, 12:18 AM
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unbolt it and bolt in a new one...easy as pie
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Old 19-Apr-2007, 09:02 AM
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um well i would do that but its flush, im gunna try some easy out things.
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Old 19-Apr-2007, 09:36 PM
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try to drill a small hole in the center of the bolt and use a small easy out....thats your best bet.


Good luck.
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try making a slot on the top of the bolt with a dremel disc, then use a flat screw driver (or ratchet with a screwdriver head socket) to back it out.
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