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stripped tensioner bolt hole

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by Sn0rKy, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. Sn0rKy

    Sn0rKy Junior Member

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    my tensioner bolt hole was stripped, and the engine is still inside the car..
    how to fix this?
     
  2. hybrid89

    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    heliacoil (sp) or time insert..any local machine shop should be able to handle it..hopefully your block is out of the car
     
  3. Sn0rKy

    Sn0rKy Junior Member

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    block is still in the car...
    trying not to have to remove the block.
     
  4. hybrid89

    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    good luck with the amount of room you have o work in..you will probably have to yank the motor out..sorry
     
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    Yup! i think heli coil will work!:thumbsup:
     
  6. MikeBergy

    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    You still have to have room to screw the helicoil in, which I don't think you'll have with the engine in the car. maybe try removing the mount and tilting the engine down a bit.
     
  7. Sn0rKy

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    well,.. i removed the mounts.. n i was able to fit a tap to rethread in there.. so i rethreaded the bolt hole, and for now its holding.. hope it stays that way
     
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