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Re: Need help!!! Stripped bolts... (archive)

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Posted by JoeZ- 90 735i 135k on October 10, 2001 at 09:30:52:

In Reply to: Need help!!! Stripped bolts... posted by Isiah on October 09, 2001 at 19:21:34:

try a small plumbers monkey wrench, it works best if you have enough room.

I am trying to remove my rear axles so I can get them remanufactured. I ran into a situation. I have three stripped bolts that I can't get out. One is on the driver's side diff side of the axle. The others are on the passenger's side diff side of axle and the passenger's side wheel side of the axle. Does anybody have any ideas about fixing this. I tried to use a torx bit to see if it could get grip but that didn't work. I tried grip pliers on the wheel side but couldn't get a grip. Please help if you can. I'm desperate.

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