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Old 10-25-2004, 08:55 PM   #1
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Default 12 bolt rethreading?

I found the reason I have broke 2 tq arms is because the where the bolt goes into on the top of the rear is stripped. I have to retap the thread. Does anyone know where I can get this done at. 9Ball (tony) suggested Madmad. I just really hope I dont have to drop the rear for this because I cant afford all this stuff. Let me know guys
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Old 10-26-2004, 08:48 AM   #2
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If it were me, I would find the next higher diameter
SAE bolts that you can get in Grade 8, and drill & tap
on my driveway. You would want to take some care
with tapping (1/2 turn forward, full turn back, clear
the hole completely every couple of turns etc.) but
you can drill nodular iron with a decent cobalt or TiN
coated bit with no problem. Do not break the tap off
though, or life will suck.
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