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Posted: Oct 04 2018 at 6:15pm | IP Logged Quote Hawaiiankanak

Hey everyone.

98 frtonier 4x4. Not sure of the trim


I Was tracing a coolant leak which brought me to a pipe running under
the lower manifold. I got off both manifolds but the top left bolt by
cylinder 5 snapped at the top by the head. I have about 1-1.5 of stud
sticking out.

Ive tried heating it with a torch, using vice grips, soaking with PB but of
to no avail. The side wards head make it a challenge to get a good grip
and rip with the vice grips.

Any tricks would be much appreciated.
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Posted: Oct 16 2018 at 2:29pm | IP Logged Quote lakota

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I just now discovered this post... sorry

Sadly I don't have much to offer.
I'd look for some old mechanics to talk to.
I would think try to freeze the stud might help.
Dry ice or nitrogen?

Good Luck.. Don S..

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Posted: Oct 27 2018 at 4:58pm | IP Logged Quote frontierguy

stud remover socket, heat, may end up drilling and
tapping.

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