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Bull



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PostSubject: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:59 pm

I'm sick of these broken bullshit exhaust manifold bolts in my cylinder head.  I'm just making a mess trying to implement the "weld a nut to the stump" trick.  They are broken below the surface of the head.  I'm looking at all of my options, and someone on another board suggested a mobile welder.  You guys know of one?

I don't want to pull the head, but that;s the next step if my pathetic welding attempts don't work out.
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PostSubject: Re: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:22 pm

I have never had any luck with the weld on trick. I do the tried and true center punch, drill it out a size at a time and then an easy out,
Just did one on the 96 engine, had to chase the threads with a tap. Make sure you measure bolt depth, drilling too deep can break into the water jacket.
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PostSubject: Re: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:32 pm

Sounds like you need to buy my aluminum heads Wink
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Bull



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PostSubject: Re: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:18 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
I have never had any luck with the weld on trick. I do the tried and true center punch, drill it out a size at a time and then an easy out,
Just did one on the 96 engine, had to chase the threads with a tap. Make sure you measure bolt depth, drilling too deep can break into the water jacket.
I've considered that method, or a left-hand drill bit. But I'd need to buy a right-angle drill, unless I pull the inner fender, maybe then I'd have a straight shot. The welding method looks so friggin' nice in Youtube videos and boojum's thread. Just whiz bang and you are done...

MASShole9C1 wrote:
Sounds like you need to buy my aluminum heads Wink
The thought crossed my mind when I saw them posted. But I am on a shoestring and don't have the money to buy them and then take them to a machine shop. I'd also like to avoid pulling two heads and getting the motor that far apart if possible. The car has already been down for too long.
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PostSubject: Re: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:19 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
I have never had any luck with the weld on trick. I do the tried and true center punch, drill it out a size at a time and then an easy out,
Just did one on the 96 engine, had to chase the threads with a tap. Make sure you measure bolt depth, drilling too deep can break into the water jacket.
Mark the bit so you know when to stop! I saw a video of a guy go right through a block for a WP bolt, it chugged like a steam train after...
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PostSubject: Re: Know Any Mobile Welders?   Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:40 pm

They actually sell a small ring with a set screw you can attach to a drill as a stop. I have one in the tool box. Never fails.
That's how they ruined a head on Paul's stepdad's caddy lt1.
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