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Old 01-15-2013, 11:16 PM
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or the rods bolts are beat out with a hammer
Im so sorry and im not one for bagging on anyone from this site but i have to, Do you build you're engines in a cave? Rod bolts should never be BEATEN out they should be pressed out the same way they get pressed in, granted most people dont have a press to do this but there is a right way and a wrong way. And beating anything with a hammer is the wrong way.....Especially the internal parts of the heart for you're car

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It's common practice in most machine shops to remove the bolts with a press. Not always, though. I have been in shops where the accepted method to REMOVE, was to use a brass hammer and pound them out. There's a significant difference between beating them out with a steel hammer or tapping them out with a "soft" one. Never saw any negative results when doing this.

We always use a press to remove and replace them here. If you have access to an arbor press, that's the best way to install them.

Rods should always be measured after any "work" has been done to them, including removing the bolts, even if the bolts go back in the same "hole".

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