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Old 01-08-2003, 10:31 AM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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WD40 won't help. You need the real stuff.

Your options are not great if you strip it. At least on an SL there is no room to get a cold chisel on it. Anything involving a drill or Dremel tool would blow because of the metal shavings.

Maybe others have suggestions, but if it happened in my garage. I would probably end up pulling the head.

I still think if you are taking it out to change the lining, you should look into changing it in place.
Chuck Taylor
Falls Church VA
'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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