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Hey guys. I have an 06 powerstroke that I’m in the process of installing new interior. I’m converting the interior to be the 11-16 Lariat interior. I have run across the rear drive side seat belt floor mount bolt is stripped to hell and back and I have not had any luck removing it. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can remove this? It’s a fairly large bolt and torqued tightly into the hole. Thanks guys
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That looks like a Torx bit was used on a Torx Plus bolt. You could try getting the correct size Torx+ bit and that may solve the problem. I would also suggest using a micro torch and heat up the bolt head before turning.
 

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Hammer in a torx bit or allen key, whichever seats better and hit it with the impact in both directions. It should catch. If not, use a Dremel to cut in for a flathead screwdriver. Or yeah, weld a washer and nut onto it.
 

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pretty large shoulder on that bolt, a good vice grip is where I would start if I could swing it

otherwise a nut and a spot weld like mentioned and done

I have always used a t55 on those not the t55 plus/super AKA (like we needed another set of tools ) and never an issue ,, i think someone did something stupid
 

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I would cut a piece of cardboard to shield everything else and just weld a nut on that baby. It’ll come right out. Besides the obvious nut, the heat transfer from the weld will help


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(like we needed another set of tools )
So true. I have a set of Triple Star bits because I needed 1 bit to take out the seat in my daughter's VW. They will probably never be used again.
 
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I agree with @ZMANN Get a pair of vice grips on there tight and smack it with a hammer at the same time while you try and turn. OLD SCHOOL IMPACT :D

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Maybe... I'm sure there are plenty of folks that will say what the heck is a Torx Plus... and yea I do have a set... but hey you can just weld a bar on the end and that will work as a handle also... :)
 
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