A fix I've seen described before is to use a short piece of copper tubing,
just large enough to fit over the stud, chucked in a drill motor like a hole
saw. This will supposedly cut through the rust and corrosion that is holding
the casting on the stud. I've never had the need to try it, but if you do
please let me know how (if)it worked.
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> Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 08:09:41 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Stuck water outlet cover, remove with Dremel? '60
> I assumed he was talking about the water outlet on to p of the motor to the
> radiator. If you have the spare part and the old one is corroded I would
> sacrifice the old one, I have spent way too many hours on "20 minute jobs"
> trying to free and save stuck nuts and parts, if the part in question is
> cheap and readily available new get out the hacksaw, sawzall, bigger hammer
> etc. life is too short, there are too many things that need to get done to
> the car and otherwise. PS, all that being said, don't damage the Head!
> Greg Lemon
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