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Tower pylon screw up

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I decided the other day to unscrew the tower pylon off of my 01vlx. I went to put it back on today and it jammed about 1/2 inch into screwing it in. There's still about an inch of threads showing and I can't go anymore nor grip it to back it back out. Any tips?

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I ended up using a pipe wrench. Not the best approach but I did get it cranked to about 1/4 where it should be. I will end up redoing it later but I'm sure I will have to rebuild it from scratch, drill it out and all.

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Sounds like it galled on it's way in. Stainless bolt, billet threads? Hind sight being perfect, you should have used some anti-seize on it.

Getting it out might be tough. Stainless bolts are pretty soft & easy to break. Good luck.

Edited by Bill_AirJunky
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