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08-17-2010 02:33 PM
Rebuilt Why didnt i think of that! awesome ill g buy a set right now
08-17-2010 02:32 PM
RednekYJ Easyouts is the way to go.

The key to using an easyout/extractor is to drill your first hole STRAIGHT and centered. Use a center punch to make the initial dimple. Use a new bit, low speed, and penetrating oil so you don't burn the bit up.
08-17-2010 02:20 PM
ParaCAD something similar to this maybe
Theres a few different ones out there

Bolt Extractor
08-17-2010 02:14 PM
Rebuilt how should i try and extract the bolt? i dont want to destry whatever thread is left
08-17-2010 02:04 PM
RednekYJ It should hold. As long as the breather on your axle is working I don't see the RTV giving way. I've seen diff covers that need to be hammered off because of all the RTV some goons use. RTV would really be a last ditch effort though. I think you should be able to extract the broken bolt.
08-17-2010 01:29 PM
Rebuilt It wont leak or anything with all the 4 wheeling? i was thinking about that but i wasn't sure.
08-17-2010 01:24 PM
RednekYJ Put some RTV there and call it a day.
08-17-2010 01:19 PM
Rebuilt yea it was. im so frustrated i cant think!! I got a dana 35 in my rear with no lockers just so i can get around but i want my 44 back on so i can go off-road and tear some mountains up
08-17-2010 01:14 PM
clear lake jeepn was it a high speed carbide bit?? If not...try that.
08-17-2010 12:32 PM
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Rear Axle ( screwed in bolt and broke head)

So i'm putting my rear axle back together and i was screwing in one of the bolts and i guess the thread was bad in that one particular hole. I didn't think much of it and just force screwed it in and the head broke off. I tried drilling it out.... didnt work. i thought hmm maybe if i screw in another screw it would re thread the hole... nope i broke the second bolt and now im back to square 1

What can i do t save it?




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