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Old 12-08-2018, 08:47 AM   #1
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HELP: Removing Stripped Momo Bolts

So I bought a beautiful, vintage Momo wheel attached to an equally vintage hub. I was able to remove three of the six #4 Allen bolts, but the other three bolts have stripped heads... NOW WHAT?!

What can I do to safely remove the other three bolts, without completely mauling up the patina? I messed around with a drill and a bit but my efforts were futile.

Should I try one of those Craftsman extractor sets, albeit ~$30?
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Old 12-08-2018, 09:18 AM   #2
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I've drilled them out before. Slow and steady and a little wd40 did the trick!
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Old 12-15-2018, 08:50 AM   #3
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If they are button head or flat head, I've had good luck with this style of extractor:

If they are socket head, this style might work if you get one small enough:

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