The safest method, is to remove the head, and let a machinist put the EDM eroder on it.
The primary issue, is that the soft aluminum head, and the hardened steel stud broken of in it, stack the odds against you getting it done without damaging the head.
If it's not leaking exhaust yet, you're safe to leave it be for a little while. If it was a car I wanted to keep, I'd just suck up and do a head gasket. Better before it blows than after.
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- Two broken exhaust manifold studs, tz, Fri, 24 Sep 2010 16:41:28
- In car repair, Montana Tom , Mon, 27 Sep 2010 12:38:12
- Re: Two broken exhaust manifold studs, TML, Sat, 25 Sep 2010 17:33:21
- Current thinking, tz, Sat, 25 Sep 2010 10:39:19
- they all snap, sooner or later.., derf, Sat, 25 Sep 2010 10:05:24
- Re: Two broken exhaust manifold studs, Bill Homer, Sat, 25 Sep 2010 07:04:00
- Re: Two broken exhaust manifold studs, removal, BobS, Fri, 24 Sep 2010 20:43:53
- Re: JB Weld, davidk, Fri, 24 Sep 2010 18:21:59
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