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Re: Exhaust Studs

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  • alan.marpole
    Hi I managed to remove the 2 stubborn studs but first shocking the stud then winding on three nuts and winding out the stud Many thanks for your advice :-)
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 1, 2007
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      Hi

      I managed to remove the 2 stubborn studs but first shocking the stud
      then winding on three nuts and winding out the stud

      Many thanks for your advice :-)

      Alan

      --- In gt750uk@..., "Pete Griggs" <petegriggs78@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Here is some good advice I have been using. I hope it helps.
      >
      > If the bolt snapped while being removed because it was rusted into
      its
      > thread then an Easy-Out is unlikely to work. Let's face it, if the
      full
      > strength of the top half of the bolt wasn't enough to remove the
      > threaded bit then a smaller tool fitted into a little pilot hole
      isn't
      > going to help either. Chances are you'll break the Easy-Out inside
      the
      > bolt and end up in an even worse mess. The way out here is to mill
      the
      > bolt out carefully and retap the threads in the component or to
      > helicoil the component back to its original size if the threads are
      too
      > damaged to be used. Spark erosion is a useful method but expensive
      and
      > obviously needs the component to be taken to a specialist. Welding
      a
      > nut to any broken stub that can be reached is a good plan as
      described
      > above.
      >
      > If you don't have the tools or techniques to safely remove a broken
      > bolt then don't try. You'll just damage things further. Take it to
      a
      > machine shop and have it done properly.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In gt750uk@..., "alan.marpole" <alan.marpole@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi
      > >
      > > Ok someone has fitted exhaust studs into the barrels rather than
      > using
      > > bolts on my kettle, so far i have been able to remove 4 of these
      with
      > > a stud removing socket tool, but 2 of them are puttin up a bit of
      a
      > > fight, i have tried loads of easing spray, but they still wont
      budge,
      > > so can i use heat on the exhaust port around where the stud goes
      in
      > to
      > > help remove it, or will this discolour the barrels, any other
      tips
      > > would be most welcome :-)
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > >
      > > Al
      > >
      >
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