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Old 05-14-2017, 05:17 PM
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Hello all,

I am looking for some help. I have stripped a FHCS screw on the bottom of my chassis..any input on how to get it out?

Since it's sunk in the chassis, I cannot dremel a slot to use a screw driver...

Any input is appreciated!

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Old 05-14-2017, 05:25 PM
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Dremel with a small cut off wheel and dont cut the chassis.
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You need an appropriately sized ez-out. Will have it out in no time.

Google ez out screw extractor, then head to your local hardware store.
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Old 05-14-2017, 05:31 PM
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Use drill bits to drill out the head. Once the head is gone and just the threaded shaft remains you can separate the parts and can most likely back out the rest of the threaded shaft with your hands or needle nose pliars.
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Drill and spring loaded center punch. Drill out the center until its almost
seperated and then use the center punch to seperate it the rest of the way.
You can then pull off whatever part your working on and remove the screw
stub. I have easyouts that work great with 2.5 heads but have yet to find one
that works with 2mm heads.
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What wanderer77 said. Happened to me once. Best way of getting it out without risking chassis damage. Ez out. It's made for removing stripped screws, which is what you have.
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Old 05-14-2017, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by beidle99 View Post
Dremel with a small cut off wheel and dont cut the chassis.
my favorite method too ! use the dremel with a small cutting disc, dig a line in the screw in order to get the screw out with a flat screw driver.

i don't like the drilling method because the rest of the faulty screw will be stucked in the part
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Small cutoff wheel and slot it for a screwdriver
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The screw sounds exotic! Would like some pictures.
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Use this with a small drill or electric screwdriver and it will come right out with zero issues.

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Originally Posted by Wanderer77 View Post
You need an appropriately sized ez-out. Will have it out in no time.

Google ez out screw extractor, then head to your local hardware store.
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