At 10:15 15/12/02 -0500, you wrote:
>I was able to remove the snapped stud without pulling the head. I used a
>thin screwdriver to back the broken piece out of the block, and then I put
>some grease on the other part of the stud to pull it out. I'm much
>happier today, although it's tough to hold back from using an old stud
>just to get the car going again. I'll try to do the right thing and wait
>until I can get a new one.
>Thanks again for everyone who offered suggestions!
>--Steve (1980 MGB)
Good news for you, Steve!
A new stud that broke, eh?
This brings back into my mind the old experience that not everything you
buy as a replacement part for your MG is the same quality as the original
part. Not even if you order it by the original part number...
There is a lot of crap on the market. Been there, done that...,
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