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    Broken bolt form upper link giant reing 2 2011

    Hi

    I need new bolt form upper link giant reing 2 2011
    Broken bolt form upper link giant reing 2 2011-giant-reign-2011-bolt-link.jpg

    How to remove this bolt- it have broken hex socket ?

    Need shop in Europe :-)

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    try tapping a torx bit into the hex head, it may have enough grip to get it out. note hammering it in may be damage the frame pivot so take care.

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    Let me see if we are on the same page here -- is the bolt broken or is the end of a hex wrench broken off and stuck in there? Or both? Also, aren't all of those torx heads on those pivot bolts?

    I've never had to remove a pivot bolt like that...but in my days as a ski tech I removed many a screw by carefully Dremel-ing a notch in the head and removing it with a flathead screwdriver.
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    Broken bolt form upper link giant reing 2 2011-img_7697.jpgit is end of a hex wrench broken :-)

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    It is hard to tell in the picture what is going on and I think we have a communication barrier here. It looks like it is just stripped. Try carefully Dremel-ing a slot in the bolt that is big enough to fit a medium sized flat head screwdriver. That should do the trick.
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    You can also try a damaged screw remover, it will drill out the bolt a small amount and then it threads itself into the drilled out part in reverse causing the screw to come out. Not sure where you'd get one in Europe.

    As posted previously a dremel tool with a small cutoff disk will work aswell, just cut a small slot in the screw and remove it with a flat head screwdriver.

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    thanks

    Sorry for my english ( it so bad)
    I will try tapping a torx
    I have contact polish giant for new bolt, but no results

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