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1 hour ago, brendan31 said:

 

Hex key bolt head is stripped out on my subframe, how should I get it out

 

 

If it is an Allen type, there is a kit called "sock it out". In both metric and fractional. Work quite well, tap it in and turn with wrench/socket like an easy out. Unfortunately, they don't go down real small, or up too big. But still very handy, much preferred over old hammer-chisel or beating a torx bit methods.

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2 hours ago, brendan31 said:

 

Hex key bolt head is stripped out on my subframe, how should I get it out

 

 

If it is not countersunk - vice grips.

If countersunk: I too have managed to remove one taping in a torx. Is it frozen in place? If so, then this will most likely result in stripping it more. If the head of the bolt is somewhat exposed but not enough to grab with vice grips, I've managed to cut a slot using a dremel and a cut-off-wheel and then use a flat blade screw driver. Again if frozen in place it will most likely just become worse. That's when you drill it (carefully) and use an easy-out.

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