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Old 07-05-2014, 10:31 AM
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Hey well my problem was I think I over torque a new bolt as I was re installing the head and it broke. So I pulled head back off. And head bolt that broke didn't break flush. So it down in the cylinder about half inch. But not broken flush so I can't seem drill or tap without my bit sliding.

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Old 07-05-2014, 10:33 AM
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easy out. Buy all new bolts because they are torque to yield
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Is easy out different than screw extractor set?

The screw extractor kit says to drill a pilot hole.
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Use a center punch..the drill won't walk then
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Here's the one I'm using but again still sliding.
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Here's the one I'm using but again still sliding.
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Okay I'll try that.
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Old 07-05-2014, 12:27 PM
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Hit it hard too. Don't always use the big drill bit first. Start small and work your way up.
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Thanks for the help guys was able to get it started but it's slowly making progress. I don't think my drill bits are made for this hard metal that or I'll need to get a air drill for higher rpm
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I don't think you need higher RPM you need a sharper drill bit plus a little oil to cool the drill bit so you don't take the temper / hardness out of the tip.
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I went got cobalt bits I'm hoping those working better.
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