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cant get the bolt off

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by sevenhillsbilly, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. sevenhillsbilly

    sevenhillsbilly New Member

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    i cant get the bolt off of the top of my dizzy ond my d15 and i was wondering if there were any other ways of getting it off the head ??
     
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    LS_VTEC you get the BRAKE

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    Some have left handed threads, which means you would turn the bolt left to tighten, and right to loosen. If nothing, than I suggest what eg6sir recommended. I would say torch it until its red hot and crack it loose quickly but its risky near the distributor.
     
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    put a long lead pipe on the shaft of your socket wrench, this will give you more torque and make it a lot easier to come off
     
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    but see the sockets wouldnt work because i cant get a ratchet in there to get it off i have to use a wrench
     
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    or snap it, becareful.
     
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    you can still put a long pipe on the wrench, and it willmake it alot easier
     
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    ive tried that but the bolt head is starting to strip
    is there another way to get it off besides cutting the head of the bolt off?
     
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    use a closed end wrench and it shouldnt strip
     
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    tried it and yes it was the right size
    and i used pb blaster as well
     
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    do you have a propane torch?
     
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    that was prob gunna be my next try
     
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    or cut the head of the bolt off and then just use a pair of channel locks and get the rest out.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    use that joint adapter.

    but the pipe trick works with wrenches also
     
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    hatukazi ambitious...but rubbish

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    six point box end wrench and a hammer
     
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    its not that the pipe didnt work its just the head stripped a little bit after a few tries and i stopeed because i didnt want to strip it more
     
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    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

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    Use a closed-end wrench, and a really big hammer. You've just got to have more muscle than the bolt.
     
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