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December 10, 2011, 9:11 am

Justin H

Question: how to rethread bolt holes?

i accdently stripped the threads for the carb back bolts the driver side is worse than the passner side on the intake manifold the threads on the driver side has threads to it i can screw the bolt down but i can't tighting it i just wondering if i can put a helicoil threads in it without drilling and tapping it the bolt size is 5/16?

December 14, 2011, 9:25 pm

Richard W
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You will need a helicoil. And you will have to drill and tap it. Or you could replace the manifold.

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