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Rusted Bolt Help

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Confederate9, Mar 13, 2001.

  1. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    I was taking out my interior spare tire carrier today so i can remove my carpet, and 1 bolt is rusted and wont budge!!!!
    i need some help!
    its the bolt on the floor board closest to the tailgate.
    ive tried pulling, kicking, pushing the wrench, and nothing. wont even move.
    any ideas on how to get this off?>
    thanks


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  2. Emmettology 101

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    First go to the Autoparts store and get some PB Blaster. Soak it down with Blaster and then try it.

    If that doesn't work try heat(torches), but be extremely careful around the gastank or remove the gastank!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    I would soak it WD40 and let it set for a while, then try using a long breaker bar to get it out

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    it wont be fun, but worse case scenario, grind the head off, drill out the bolt, and use an extractor. i had a corvette once that would break off bolts where the rear anti sway bar bolted to the rear end, and that was an ongoing problem, until i discovered grade 8 bolts. i was only 18 at the time, and that car was my real introduction into the world of the unqualified driveway mechanic. i still miss that old car. a 75 convertible with a 400 turbo 3 speed auto, and about 400 hp.
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    After you strip the head out try a small pipewrench (6") and a piece of pipe...it will either come out or break off

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  6. Confederate9

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    i jsut pick up this stuff called "liquid wrench"
    the guy at the store said it works great.
    im suppossed to spray it on, then tap the bolt to creat a vibration, then let it sit for 15 min, do that 3 times then try to get it off, and repeat as necessary.
    lets see how it works.....

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