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broke bolt on engine mount

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by bard, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. bard

    bard New Member

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    Over tightened the front mount and sheard the bolt that mounts to the block. Any suggestions on how to get it out? Its also leaking a bit of oil
     
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    Sabbath' Redblock Jesus

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    If you've overtightened into the block there is a chance you've done damage to an oil gallery.

    You're going to need to use some form of extractor to get the remaining thread out so engine removal might be your next step.
     
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    strgas GRA = REAL HP

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    right angle drill ezi out and loctite replacement bolt to block should stop the oil leak have fun .........
     
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    or a reverse threaded drill bit...
     

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