while changing the thermostat i broke a bolt - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 09:15 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
while changing the thermostat i broke a bolt

while changing the thermostat i broke a bolt.. I only have 2 bolts that work, can I use some type of special glue ?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20131111_124621.jpg
Views:	353
Size:	93.5 KB
ID:	196290  
ricklndn is offline  
post #2 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 10:57 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,273
Thanks: 7
Thanked 249 Times in 240 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Quoted: 90 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
NO! You gotta get it out of there....

It's hard to tell from the pic, is there any of the bolt sticking up above the surface? Something you can grab with ViceGrips? I would start soaking it in PB Blaster or something now.

If it's flush or below you're going to have to center-punch what remains, carefully, right in the middle. Then drill. I like to use a Left-Hand drill, sometimes that's all it takes. Get the right EZ Out and drill combo, if that doesn't work, drill it completely out and Heli-Coil.
NoRalPh is offline  
post #3 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 11:48 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
well I came up with my own idea and seems like it may work...

I cleaned up both ends real good with some sand paper and I took some jb-weld all around that bolt area, and around the rest of the area I put this special gray clacking from Ford.

I got a clamp like the one in the other photo but much smaller mini size and clamped it down where the broken one was and I welded it shut so the vise grips do not move or open... what do you think

I'll wait 24hrs for the jb-weld to dry. ...

it defiantly feels solid without movement.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	d2080_lrg.jpg
Views:	132
Size:	82.6 KB
ID:	196418  
ricklndn is offline  
post #4 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 11:51 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
CSIPSD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Bend, Or
Posts: 6,169
Thanks: 32
Thanked 49 Times in 47 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
WTF???

You did not do this?

Can you please post your vin number so no one else on this forum buys your truck... Because its is obviously a maintenance nightmare...

Good lord man.

01 F-250 SC PSD,320k,16 Isspro Gauges, AFE-2,CCV Mod,IAH delete,map reg,Modded H2e, 6.0 IC, 230/100 from P.I.S, Studs, 910 springs, Forged rods, Water injection,Hydra chip-No Limit/Gearhead tuning, Swamps HVHF IDM, MBRP 4" dual's, Aero, 6" tip's, 4" Revtek lift, 37/12.5/16.5 MT's
Joe



DYNOPROVEN.COM, PERFORMANCEINJECTIONSYSTEMS.COM and RIFFRAFFDIESEL.COM
CSIPSD is offline  
post #5 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 12:01 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
kclough's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 357
Thanks: 2
Thanked 10 Times in 9 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You can also take a nut about the same size of the bolt and weld it on and that usually will work. The shop I work at does that sometimes. In my welding class we actually had to do that weld a nut to a broken bolt to remove the bolt.
kclough is offline  
post #6 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 12:03 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by kclough View Post
You can also take a nut about the same size of the bolt and weld it on and that usually will work. The shop I work at does that sometimes. In my welding class we actually had to do that weld a nut to a broken bolt to remove the bolt.
that's a good idea
thank you
ricklndn is offline  
post #7 of 12 Old 11-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Super Moderator

 
Heavy_GD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: 804Va
Posts: 12,869
Thanks: 3,594
Thanked 950 Times in 892 Posts
Mentioned: 87 Post(s)
Quoted: 1053 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
pics of the fix


GD - 06 CCSB FX4 Lariat

https://www.gofundme.com/2464axqr

Quote:
Originally Posted by 6.0Stroker View Post
It's Toren. .. don't question it ..
Heavy_GD is offline  
post #8 of 12 Old 11-12-2013, 06:02 AM
Mob boss

 
Jarrod B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 26,951
Thanks: 25
Thanked 27 Times in 25 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 148 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
time for a new wp or helix coil it lol.

2006 Ford F250 CCSB FX4 6.0

Sold
1997 F350 CCLB 2WD 7.3
1999 F350 CCLB 4WD 7.3
2003 F350 CCLB FX4 6.0





LSP Chapter Director

LSP Group Threads
http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/lon...-powerstrokes/
Jarrod B is offline  
post #9 of 12 Old 11-12-2013, 06:37 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
DieselManor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 171
Thanks: 1
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'd try an EZout. If that does not work drill it out and heli-coil it as mentioned above.

David Murphy
DieselManor is offline  
post #10 of 12 Old 11-13-2013, 01:42 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Change the water pump if you got the cash. Its not bad to replace and honestly would be easier in my opinion then trying to drill and easy out the broken bolt. Murphys law will likely come into play as well. You would get everything drilled, tapped and reassembled and next week the pump leaks. Good luck whatever way you go.
tomlin is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome