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Old 02-24-2007, 08:59 PM   #1
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I'm working on a 92 sl2, and my rear passenger brake cylinder just went, I have the new part, but the two bolts holding it are completely stripped. how am i going to be able to take the busted cylinder off?

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Old 02-24-2007, 09:03 PM   #2
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Well if you got a new cylinder, find a grinder and grind the heads of the bolts off and toss the cylinder in the trash.

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Old 02-24-2007, 09:06 PM   #3
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so the threaDS ARE ONLY ON THE CYLINDER, NOT ON THE PLATE FOR WHICH THE CYLINDER IS MOUNTED?

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Old 02-24-2007, 09:30 PM   #4
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Or... something like this

http://www.sears.com/sr/javasr/produ...seBVCookie=Yes

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Old 02-24-2007, 09:40 PM   #5
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so the threaDS ARE ONLY ON THE CYLINDER, NOT ON THE PLATE FOR WHICH THE CYLINDER IS MOUNTED?
Whats the new part look like?

If its like the other drums Ive worked on, the two bolts go through the sheet metal backing and the thread is in the cylinder- the part your about to replace...

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Old 02-25-2007, 10:03 AM   #6
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Default Re: stripped bolts

If the bolt HEX (the part the wrench goes on) is ROUNDED, then cutting the bolt head off will work as enough of the threaded portion of the bolt will remaing to allow you to grip it (presoaked with PB Blaster NOT WD40 first) to unscrew them. If the threaded portion of the bolts are actually STRIPPED, you have a larger problem.

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Old 02-25-2007, 10:10 AM   #7
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But if your replacing the whole wheel cylinder- then theres no issue I can foresee?

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Old 02-25-2007, 12:50 PM   #8
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Vise-grips.

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Old 02-25-2007, 12:54 PM   #9
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BFH.

or push the car off a cliff and buy something else.

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Old 02-25-2007, 02:49 PM   #10
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I used Vise grips, and held a torch there for about 5 minutes, and i damaged the bolt worse, I have no grinder, so I'm going to try to chisel off the bolt heads, then pull out the old cylinder.

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