<VV> non-Corvair question...

Ed Gilroy egilroy at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 12:52:29 EDT 2017

Never considered the "mig the nut" method, that sounds like an excellent
alternative to the ez-out. I could have used that many a time!!!!

But the soaking with whatever is going to be in the solution either way.

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:48 PM, Jay Maechtlen via VirtualVairs <
virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:

> There's Motohead's candle wax method.
> But you'd still need to drill and ez-out it, or lay a nut over it and mig
> the end of the bolt to the inside of the nut.
> On 9/15/2017 9:34 AM, Ed Gilroy via VirtualVairs wrote:
>> Tip/rotate the engine so that the surface where the bolt has broken off is
>> face up. Coat the broken off bolt with a 50/50 pre-mix of acetone and ATF.
>> keep the broken off bolt wet for several hours. Drill a hole for an ez-out
>> or bolt-out and see if you can get it out.
>> I have also used a commercial product called Mouse Milk in a similar
>> manner. I actually don't think it is as effective as acetone/ATF but it
>> doesn't damage nearby paint or discolor the part which can happen with
>> acetone and ATF.
>> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:18 PM, Kinzelman, Andy via VirtualVairs <
>> virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> --
> Jay Maechtlen
> SoCal
> '61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin,
> transverse 3.8 Buick V6 TH440T4 trans
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