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need some tips on how to get those 4 lil bastard bolts out. i just broke my second T27 bit and cant get them out!
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can you not heat em up?
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can you not heat em up?
ya i tried that too. i cant drill em out either or cut em off. im stuck! lol
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PB blaster and a MAPP gas torch. Get a higher quality T27 bit...
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I wouldnt cut them off, or try to drill them. You are just asking for trouble. Just soak them in some PB Blaster, WD40, Free All, you get the idea. And then get another bit and try them. If that doesn't work, heat them.
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I wouldnt cut them off, or try to drill them. You are just asking for trouble. Just soak them in some PB Blaster, WD40, Free All, you get the idea. And then get another bit and try them. If that doesn't work, heat them.
too late lol. im cutting the shaft b/c i dont need it anymore anyways
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too late lol. im cutting the shaft b/c i dont need it anymore anyways
oooooooooooOOOOOOOOoooooooo.... well then in that case... go to town with it! lol
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Ever tried that Freeze and Release by Loctite? I just got a can from work but haven't got to try it on anything yet.
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im just unbolting it from the t-case. but i took those 6 bolts out and the 3 clips, what more do i have to do to get the driveshaft out of the t-case?
edit* nevermind figured it out

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It'll come out, just move it around a little!
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Sorry, missed your edit!
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