Originally Posted by benzy89
Think it's time to call in the specialist & take it to a shop
They are not Gods to magically fix the problem...in this scenario they have the same power as the OP. If anything, a mechanic may have even worse ideas than many N54 owners.
OP, how about leaving the stud in there and using a new nut on it and that's it. It's not aluminium, I weighted mine.