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Hell of a time getting bolt off! help

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bigblue, Sep 2, 2001.

  1. bigblue

    bigblue 1/2 ton status

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    my NP208 is leaking. Now usually I go to get it "Topped off" and most places do it for free. But now i went out there to top it off myself and the damn thing is stripped all to hell. What is the best way to get the top bolt off? I have tried vice grips, pipe wrench and no such luck. Thanks....

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  2. DesertDueler

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    They make special pliers for rounded off nuts and bolts. They work 100 times better than vice grips. The are not a locking plier like vice grips, but the ends look like part of a circle. You can pick them up for $10 about anywhere. Sorry kind of hard to explain. Another way would be like the ends were bent down.

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  3. Esteban86K5

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  4. Pugsley

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    You can take a grinder or file under there, and make flats on it to grab hold of it with a crescent wrench, or if worse comes to worse, just tack a nut on it. When you put on the new one, make sure to coat the threads with anti-seize.

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  5. OFFRDK5

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    I had a problem nut once. Got my Craftsman hand tools out, found the next size smaller socket. Pounded it on the bolt. Bolt came right off. Then you have to get the bolt out of the socket. Note...use LIFETIME warranty tools....it can beat the [censored] out of a socket!!

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  6. 4x4k20

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    if you take a torch and heat it then let it cool it will come out

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