View Full Version : headless screws...

El Gato Liso
06-01-2008, 09:45 PM
how do i go about getting them out.

lets just say i was not paying attention...then KAPLOWWWW...

06-01-2008, 10:03 PM
well what exactly are we talking about? and what was distracting you?

El Gato Liso
06-01-2008, 10:08 PM
on my e30 the water pump

3 screws...the 1 screw right beside the tensioner for the timining belt..

its just a bit of the thread sticking out. i tightened that shit so hard as i was in deep conversation with my brother.

06-01-2008, 10:10 PM
screw extractor

06-01-2008, 11:12 PM
enough to vice grip?

Bimmer Heaven
06-01-2008, 11:22 PM
Take the pump out, so you have more of it showing, then use vise grips to take it out, remember when the head snaps there is NO tension on the bolt, so it should spin very easy...unless its rusted to hell...