need to replace oil inlet stripped hex on super charger

Asked by Mar 21, 2017 at 11:35 PM about the 1996 Buick Park Avenue Ultra FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

super charger cone oil  "refill hole"  has a stripped hex and can not be backed out. Any suggestions ???

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If it were mine (I happen to have a wire feed welder) I would tack weld the hex wrench in the wrench hole....that would allow you to turn and pull at the same time. I think that plug has an "o" ring so you could carefully put in a Helicoil or maybe one of those rubber pan plugs.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Thank you. I did it with JB cold weld, worked great and easy for future use also. you are the best ! Knight

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