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Re: [oletrucks] Howdyaget an "Easy Out" Out?

To: "Murray Whitlock" <mp.w@sk.sympatico.ca>, <Hudson29@aol.com>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Howdyaget an "Easy Out" Out?
From: "Don Slaney" <ppm@dlcwest.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 21:08:33 -0600
After all I see here, my easy outs are on the way out!!!! There must be
easier "out"  ways.

Regards to all,


----- Original Message -----
From: Murray Whitlock <mp.w@sk.sympatico.ca>
To: <Hudson29@aol.com>; <old-chevy-truck@onelist.com>;
Sent: Friday, November 26, 1999 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Howdyaget an "Easy Out" Out?

> Paul: If you have access to a welder, here is what i have used here on the
> farm to get brocken bolts out. I take a washer with the same size hole as
> the bolt, place it over the brocken off end of the bolt, and weld it on
> through the hole. Completely filling the hole of the washer with weld.
> I take a nut , smaller in diameter than the washer and weld that to the
> washer, with all the welding, usually the brocken piece is heated up
> red, and with a turn of  a wrench will twist out. Espeacially with the
> brocken off extractor still in there. I realize that doing under the truck
> over head, may be a challenge, but think it should work. Good luck!
> 51 chev. Work in progress
> 72 chev. restored.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hudson29@aol.com <Hudson29@aol.com>
> To: old-chevy-truck@onelist.com <old-chevy-truck@onelist.com>;
> oletrucks@autox.team.net <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Date: Friday, November 26, 1999 5:20 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] Howdyaget an "Easy Out" Out?
> >    I'm back to work today on the same broken bolt that stymied me
> >weeks ago. The first part of the job was to use a Dremel Moto Tool to
> >the shaft of the broken bolt level inside the hole. Once this was done I
> >figured on using the new toys the Snap-On guy delivered Wednesday, an
> >extractor set with drill guides. I had high hopes for the drill guides,
> >bumped into an unpleasant surprise before I could use them.
> >    The Dremel with a rotary grinding bit did clean up the hole so that I
> >could see what was going on, and it looks like a metallic five pointed
> >is imbedded in the broken bolt. It is very tough, and even the new Cobalt
> >drills won't touch it, just skating across the surface. Could this be
> is
> >left of an "Easy-Out" that somebody broke off and just gave up on?
> >    What now? I think I'll go back out and work with the Dremel awhile,
> I
> >doubt that will get much further down. I would sure hate to have to drag
> the
> >entire motor out to a machine shop to have one oil pan bolt removed, but
> I'm
> >runnin' out of ideas.
> >
> >Paul O'Neil, Hudson29@aol.com
> >1951 Chevrolet 3600 Pickup Project, See it at:
> >The Poor Man's Advanced Design Tech Tips Page
> >http://home.earthlink.net/~conntest47/
> >Fullerton, California USA
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> >oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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