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Since I have the tools, a lefthand drill bit and an angle drill would be my approach. That'll fix it in short order.

Just make sure you center-punch the broken bold first so that you drill as closely down the exact center of it as possible, and the rest is very easy. Step up in drill bit sizes until it comes right out.

And however you work on it, improvise a fender cover with some blanket taped to the fender's hood seam, or the like. If you don't, you're garaunteed to drop a tool and scratch the fender.

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^^^good idea

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so a buddy and i tried to get it out yesterday with a cheap bolt extractor kit from autozone and we failed. the cheap bits didn't have the cutting ability to go more than about 1/8th of an inch down into the bolt shaft, resulting in not enough depth for the extractor bit to sink its teeth into. we got it to rotate maybe 4 complete turns, but then it got stuck and nothing we could do would make it budge. this wknd i will use my expensive cobalt drill set to drill more deeply into the bolt. we were at his house and i forgot to bring my drill bits. what a royal pain in the ass and what a waste of 20 bux on the garbage autozone extractor kit. i really should know better, but lowes and home depot didn't have what we needed. live and learn.

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I can only assume you got it out by now, lol.
I broke the same damn bolt removing it on mine. I was able to push the hood open far enough to get a cordless drill in there and a cheap harbor freight extractor kit did the job. Now looking for the bolt size, or if someone has replaced theirs with a dress up kit and wants to get rid of a few. If not, off to the hardware store.

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