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Unread 05-31-2013, 03:38 PM   #1
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Snapped the head off the NSS module

I was swapping out my NSS and I snapped the head off the only bolt holding it on. Any suggestions on how I can get the rest of the bolt out? It's a very tight spot and only about 1/4" of thread sticking out. Any help is appreciated.

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Unread 05-31-2013, 09:34 PM   #2
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How to get the bolt out? With a reversible, 90-degree drill and a left-handed drill bit. Don't have one of those? Then you may have no choice but to drop the transmission.
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So far on the other forum I asked I've gotten the responses of: easy out or weld a nut on it. Ill see if an easy out works
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Unread 06-01-2013, 02:45 AM   #4
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Good luck removing the broken bolt. Maybe dropping the exhaust will free up some space?
Be careful when prying the unit off that shaft. The "fingers" that the nut tightens up on can break off easily.
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If you've got 1/4" sticking out, you've got something to grab or weld on to. I'm guessing you don't have a welder. The welding deal works well because not only do you get something to grip the broken piece, but the heat from welding the nut on usually releases the rust and crap binding the threaded piece into the aluminum.
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How are you going to drill the hole for the Easy-Out?
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How are you going to drill the hole for the Easy-Out?
I went this route:



I used a 3.25" hole saw

There was yellow locktite on it



messed up a few threads so I drilled and tapped a bigger hole

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What is the metal plate you drilled a hole through??
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The passengers side tranny tunnel.
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It's going to be patched, sealed then bed lined. Shouldn't be an issue
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wow guess you dont hit water much
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It's a large drain hole! Haha it'll be patched before I go threw anything deep.
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It's going to be patched, sealed then bed lined. Shouldn't be an issue
My icon-ic reply referred to Me not realizing the fact, not that you did it
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Gotcha lol with the hole still being there its like having a second heater on full blast
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