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Getting the rearend filler plug out

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by blazer_87, Feb 26, 2005.

  1. blazer_87

    blazer_87 Registered Member

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    Any suggestions on getting the rearend filler plug out. Seems the previous owner tried and failed.
     
  2. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    is it the kind you put a 3/8 ratchet in, if so is it stripped out?
     
  3. blazer_87

    blazer_87 Registered Member

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    Yes 3/8" ratchet. And they have rounded it out
     
  4. RustBuket

    RustBuket 1/2 ton status

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    Weld a nut onto it.
     
  5. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    i have had better luck with welding a bolt in after pounding it in to the 3/8 hole.
     
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    RustBuket 1/2 ton status

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    That would work good too.
     
  7. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    i have used a big ass torque socket and hammered it in and it worked,
     

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