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Key ignition removal


Stewardt

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or hacksaw between the anti theft bolts. A new one has an actual bolt head on it, that then are snapped off once it is installed. where those round stubs are. Perhaps a extractor would work, you drill are hole down though the bolt insert the extractor, hope that it digs in and allows you to turn the bolt out

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If you're just trying to remove the ignition lock, you don't have to undo those bolts.  There's a roll pin that holds the lock assembly in its housing.  It can be drilled out with a lot less grief than those snap-off bolts...

 

Check the archives for specific instructions if that's your goal.

 

mike

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2 hours ago, Stewardt said:

I assume there is no other way?

 

When Mike says "check the archives" he is suggesting that you use the search bar at the top of the page.  There is a drop down menu in that bar that lets you direct  the search.  Select "everywhere" or "this forum", not "this topic" or you won't find anything. 

 

Choose a few key words such as the ones in the title of your thread and you'll find other posts about drilling the roll pin.  Here is one of the threads that came up with a quick search.

 

 

   

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