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The Bolt that hold the Lower control arm up broke

I have a 1995 Mazda 626 4cyl and I was removing the lower control arm and the bolt broke off inside the lower body of the car. A lot of the bolt is sticking out of the car but I just can not turn it with vice grips or anything like that What else can I do to get it out. This is th eonly problem I am having and it is stoping me from putting the car back together Please help. I am about to take a bat to it and just say forget it. I am REALLY getting frustrated with it I have not been able to get it out it has been sitting on a jackc stand for the past two weeks due to that stinking bolt. There is no head on the botl but you can get something on it but everything that we have tried seems to shave the metal off and make the tip smaller

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If you have access to a torch you can heat around the body (not the bolt) and it should come out. If not try wd40 or penetrating oil. worst case drill out the bolt and use a easy out to remove it

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