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long story short - i put the petcock back onto my thruxton's tank after getting it back from the painter. filled it up with some gas and it started to drip so i took the petcock off, cleaned everything and started to screw her back on. CRACK! noooo...somehow the bolt snapped halfway into the hole. What do i do now? I hope I didn't strip the hole too bad and this is repairable.
 

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the bolt sticks out a bit. i guess i can tap a hole in the bolt and use a reverse drill bit? or is there a better way? and ya, hopefully the threads are fine...
 

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It's Murphy's law

If part of the bolt sticks out try to get a grip on it and twist it out with plyers or if not possible get a small easy out tap...get someone to hold the tank so you do not mess up that paint...good luck
 

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use a dremel and cut a slot in it for a screwdriver.
Make sure you protect the tank just in case.
some MMo ore 3n1 oil to help and with a little luck.. so there.
 
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