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Well , I was gonna pull off my S & S carb of my 96 xl 1200 and 1 of the breather bolts that bolts in the head broke . The other one is very tight and I am afraid its gonna break to . So now I need to get 2 breather bolts and washers . I may have to drill and tap for heli-coil not sure yet . any suggestions
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at least they already have a hole in em, they should not be siezed up like that. good luck
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get one of them screw extractor punch thinghys with the reverse threads, and lightly tap it into the broken breather bolt hole, and unscrew it out.
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soak the 2nd bolt with PB Blaster before trying to remove it
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soak the 2nd bolt with PB Blaster before trying to remove it
PB Blaster is your friend. Hose it down and let it sit overnight, then spray it again 10 minutes or so before you wrench on it.
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Yeah, I was gonna say get a small Easy Out, since they've already got holes. I'd be nervous as hell drilling those...

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Thanks , ... forgot to reply back .. it came out pretty easy
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