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Old 11-23-2008, 06:46 PM   #1
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Stripped threads in steering knuckle

Just replaced front wheel bearing, went to get a cup of coffee and asked my son to put the brake caliper back on, he shouts from the garage, Dad, the bolt wont tighten up, I thought oh no, he stripped the bloody threads, sure enough I take a look and he has!

So what are my options, is there a bigger self tapping slider bolt that can be purchased? If so anyone know where from?

Drill and heli-coil if i have to drill and heli-coil it does anyone have the information on where a kit can be purchased from, or the correct size bit and heli-coil?

Really need your help guys, i`m off the road until i get it fixed.


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Take the bolt to a Sears HW store, they can measure and sell the right Helicoil kit.
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