Re: [DML] Water pump and internal water pipe removal
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Re: [DML] Water pump and internal water pipe removal

Start with a 1/4" drive ratchet because you shouldb't be able to snap 
them with that. DOn't go heating them till you've tried that as heating 
them will make the ally of the block brittle


usndmc wrote:

>I am in the process of replacing my all-original cooling system. I 
>have been soaking the bolts for the water pipe and water pump with 
>penetrating oil for a few days. Tomorrow morning I am going to get a 
>propane torch for heating the bolts before removing. I don't have much 
>experience with this sort of thing and was just looking for any tips 
>or advice on how to remove these bolts without breaking them. Also, if 
>they do happen to break, I've heard it's a real pain to drill them 
>out. Never done that before either...any helpful pointers on the 
>entire process would be greatly appreciated! Thanks everyone and Happy 
>upcoming New Year!

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