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Old 03-17-2009, 11:17 AM   #1
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any way to fix this

so my bolt got stripped as i was trying to re screw in my seat and i got a new one but it wont i felt inside the hole where the bolts go and the lines inside are all stripped there anyway or where i can get this fixed?
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Old 03-17-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
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re-tap it.
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Old 03-18-2009, 12:14 AM   #3
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Yes, run a tap through it to clean out the threads. If that don't work, either have to drill out the hole to the next size up and tap new threads. You'll need a thicker bolt.
Or, drill out the hole and insert new threads (heli coil) back to original size
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