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    Unhappy broken torx bolt for aircon hose near the compressor

    hi guys i need help bad i tried to open the last bolt for changing my air con hose pipe but i fail to remove the last one which is near the compressor and now the thread is bald and i tried everything like clamping it using my strength but has no grip and my friend help me to make a new single incision using the saw for the flat blade screw driver to fit thru but still have no grip and the bolt still wouldn't turn i use some wd40 but no help at all ((( pls help me and what should i do now thx guys

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    Drill a hole through the middle then screw a bolt removal tool through the middle???

    Or pay a garage to remove it.
    Drives: Astra MK4 Coupe 2.2 & MK4 Estate 1.7TDI (Car Modification Diary)

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    oh ok is it expensive ? to pay garage do it ?

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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/IRWIN-BOLT-GRI...QQcmdZViewItem

    the BEST tool in the world. This is what I used when I rounded off the Torx bolt on my subframes
    Gaz

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    Bye bye VXR Castle Combe Edition - because it's done more laps of Castle Combe than most Bergs have of the Ring

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    when I rounded off the Torx bolt on my subframes
    Them bolts are *******s lol... had to get a mate to weld a nut onto it!

    I was pooing myself as I thought the interior might set on fire lol

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