[Healeys] Stripped Bolt

I Erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 11:09:46 MST 2015

There are a number of products to extract a bolt. You need to drill into
the bolt shank, insert the tool and ease out the bolt. Thereby saving the
threads and diameter of the frame.Applying a bit of heat from a MAP gas
torch would help too.

Ira Erbs
Portland, OR
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On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 8:46 AM, R. Price Lindsay <050.rpl at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have stripped a non-essential bolt in the frame and want to replace it
> on my BJ8.  I really don’t want to drill it out, re-tap it and use a larger
> bolt for visual reasons.  I don’t have access to a welding machine
> (probably a good thing).  Is there a way to re-fill the hole and tap it to
> the correct size?  There could be a lot of stress on the bolt.
> Price Lindsay
> 67 BJ8
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