<VV> More on Easy Outs

Jay Maechtlen jaysplace at laserpubs.com
Tue Sep 19 15:19:23 EDT 2017

> "the limits of Easy Outs"
> Yeah, the limits of a flawed concept.  The idea that you can take 
> something
> smaller in diameter that the original twisted off bolt, wedge it in the
> middle of said broken bolt thus putting expansion pressure on the broken
> bolt, then expect it to withstand the torque required to remove the 
> broken
> bolt.

It would probably be good to know the torque limits of each size ez-out, 
ad maybe even use a torque wrench when trying to remove something with one.

Or, if your hands/arms are really well calibrated, do it by feel.

It's a great concept, it just has limited application...

Jay Maechtlen
'61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin,
transverse 3.8 Buick V6 TH440T4 trans

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