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post #1 of 11 Old 01-14-2012, 06:28 AM Thread Starter
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Turbo Removal 1997 f350 Powerstoke 7.3

Im in the process of rebuilding my turbo but i have a problem one of the bolts is stripped and i cant get it out if anyone can help it would be much appreciated.
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lots of PB blaster and a stripped bolt removal tool



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my friend tried an easy off socket we didn't have any luck its in a real tight spot i asked him about pb blaster said it wouldn't make a difference what kind of tool whould you suggest.
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Why would it not make difference? If it's seized in that good, it'll help.
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This is what I have used.



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ok man ill give it a try with that.
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my friend tried an easy off socket we didn't have any luck its in a real tight spot i asked him about pb blaster said it wouldn't make a difference what kind of tool whould you suggest.
Wouldn't make a difference? I beg to differ. That's what helped me get mine off. I've removed mine three times and rebuilt it as well.

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heat is your friend and so is pb blaster or similar.

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is it safe to use heat since its on the engine
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yes, just don't heat anything that will burn ie wiring

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Why would it not make difference? If it's seized in that good, it'll help.
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This is what I have used.
Ive had really good luck with these also


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