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Clos Dec 23, 12:12am - #356695 
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help me guys wtf do i do

wen i have a stripped bolts.
i need to get it out, wat can i use to get one out?
any special tools out there?
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Lucky_317 Dec 23, 12:33am - #356696 

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what bolt is it???? this will help me decide which route you should go thumbsup

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Kim Dec 23, 12:49am - #356697 
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yeah um there are these bolt removers. they basically have a sharp directional (counter-clockwise) fins that bite into the bolt head and remove them. forgot what company makes them though.

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SeeULater Dec 23, 1:20am - #356698 
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They have them at Sears I know. But what bolt is it becasue that will determine if you can drill it out or not. If it is something internal then it cant be drilled out because the metal shavings will go in the engine. So what bolt is it??
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celi4me Dec 23, 1:40am - #356699 

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Put sandpaper over the bolt rough side down, then the ratchet on top of that. The sandpaper will give you grip on the bolt.
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Lucky_317 Dec 23, 5:06am - #356700 

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yeah they have that craftsman set at sears.

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Clos Dec 23, 9:02pm - #356701 
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sorry guys let me show ya a pix of wat im talking about
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Clos Dec 23, 9:04pm - #356702 
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no this bolt is located in here under the car
would this tools go thru this hole?
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drkramm Dec 23, 9:34pm - #356703 
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get a size smaller socket that has as many teeth on the sides as possable and hammer it on there crank a lil then hammer more don't try and cut corners and take it off keep hammering then twist

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dansgts Dec 23, 9:37pm - #356704 

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try a needle nose vice grip. i had to use that when the bolt for my valve cover striped out. If you can get a drill under there, an easy out(basically a reverse threaded dril bit that bites the head inside and allows it to be loosened) they will have them at any hardware store.
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RookieGTS Dec 23, 10:34pm - #356705 

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man that bolt is way stripped... make sure and use metric sockets on the bolts spineyes
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 24, 1:10am - #356706 

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i know it's kind of a lame suggestion, but it will work. Get one of those gator grip socket things. It'll get that out.
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RookieGTS Dec 24, 1:36am - #356707 

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^^ whatever works aye...
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Lucky_317 Dec 24, 1:39am - #356708 

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I suggest for that you get the set from sears. should take that sucka right off. and it's like a socket so with an extension should get the 2nd one np.

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Clos Dec 24, 5:03pm - #356709 
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thanks guys but sence the gator thing is universal it probably wont fit thru the lil hole
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Rocketman Dec 24, 6:17pm - #356710 

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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
I suggest for that you get the set from sears. should take that sucka right off. and it's like a socket so with an extension should get the 2nd one np.
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silverOOgts Dec 24, 11:41pm - #356711 

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id be so pissed, id beat every panel on my car. I just dont have the temper to work on stuff like that. Best of luck to you man!! Its where id give up

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Nine49Kid Dec 25, 12:44am - #356712 
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i wouldve said use a vise grip but looking at that next picture youll probably have to use like a smaller 12point socket and hammer it in, thats my only guess
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Polykarb Dec 25, 1:19am - #356713 

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i suggest using entry-grade c4 charge.

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eric_h Dec 25, 1:35am - #356714 

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grip it and rip it

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Clos Dec 25, 2:35am - #356715 
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Originally Posted by Polykarb
i suggest using entry-grade c4 charge.
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 25, 7:00am - #356716 

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Originally Posted by Clos
Originally Posted by Polykarb
i suggest using entry-grade c4 charge.
?


enough c4 (explosive) to blow off a door in order to gain enterance int a locked room of sorts.

hehehe I like the grip it and rip it idea.
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Clos Dec 25, 7:10am - #356717 
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as of right now im going for the sand paper shit if that fails ill have to do the gator grip, ill just have to find one that fits the hole thanks guys ill most more on monday
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Clos Dec 31, 1:44am - #356718 
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damn it guys this shit sucks, i bought the gator grip thing and guess wat, it ended up fucking the bolt up even more, the only thing left to do is take it to a shop. ill finish this install guide ones i get my mounts done, should be by the end of jan, but yeah stick around
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 31, 8:08am - #356719 

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yo! make the gator grip company pay for it, say that the gator grip did it! I think they have some kind of guarantee.
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Clos Dec 31, 6:17pm - #356720 
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well i got my money back, so im okay i just have to find a way to get it out
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 31, 7:14pm - #356721 

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you can't get in there with regular pliars I take it?
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 31, 7:17pm - #356722 

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the only real hold you have is the top where it still makes a bit of a point. The bottom is like a fucking circle! I thought the gator could get that, but I guess not...
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 31, 7:18pm - #356723 

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HEY! I got a kind of risky idea... what if you got a dremmel and cut a lil slit in the head and used a flat head screwdriver?
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Clos Dec 31, 9:16pm - #356724 
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that mite work but i have not clue wat a dremmel is, me and a friend needed one because it says to dremmel something to get the hid bulb to hold or some shit, but we never knew wtf it was, any idea of were to get it, but it might be hard to get lebrage just by using a screw driver
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FloydianSlip6 Dec 31, 9:39pm - #356725 

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http://www.dremel.com/html/home_fr.html

that's a dremel. Think of it like a mini sander or mini saw.
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Clos Dec 31, 11:51pm - #356726 
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thanks, i mite use it to smoth out the edges of the bolts thats fucked up, then trying to use a smaller size, but thanks
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FloydianSlip6 Jan 2, 5:33am - #356727 

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ahh now we're getting somewhere. If you use the dremel and can't get an even size for a socket, THEN the gator grip will have some edges to cling onto! Watch the sparks from the dremel! Not sure how close that bolt is to your fuel or oil, can't exactly place where it's located from your pic.
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Clos Jan 2, 6:25am - #356728 
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good looking out, i return the gator grip and will not purchase it again, not pleased with its performance, ill have to find a 13mm socket that has a lotttt of teeth to grip, thanks a lot dawg thumbsup
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ExNihilo Jan 6, 12:07am - #356729 
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OK, here's a wild-ass idea. Heat the head with a propane torch to make the metal more malleable. Then while its still hot, pound a smaller socket onto it. Wait for it to cool some, then try twisting it off.

Or just take it to a shop.

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Clos Jan 6, 3:50am - #356730 
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my dad told me to do that, but even if its really hot, there is basicly no more grip on the bolt at all, i need to get a torch do, ill try to buy one of those torch lighter and give it a try, but its 2 cool now days, and i dont have a garage so yeah, thanks for helping me guys thumbsup
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celicadragon Jan 6, 3:42pm - #356731 

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trade in your car and try again on that car...

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AZZKIKR Jan 6, 7:25pm - #356732 

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Clos Jan 7, 2:10am - #356733 
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hhhahahah noooo way im not going to deal with Drive by wire, nope not having it, i love my 00 Celi
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