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Reinstal windshield question
Written by douglasvanb on 10/25/2010 at 02:12 am

I can vouch for helicolis. In a prior life, I worked in a machine shop. Used
those every once in a while (okay all the time) when I screwed something up. It
always did the trick!



--- In, "skyeenter" <skyeenter@...> wrote:
> Scott, check out Heli-Coil threaded inserts.
> HeliCoil After Market Thread Repair Kit Helicoil
> HeliCoil After Market Thread Repair Kits are available in economy packs with
all basic tools required to perform a thread repair. Each kit has a finishing
tap, installation tool , a good quantity of inserts , tang breaking pin and
complete instructions. These kits are available in metric range from M3 to M20
and in UNC/UNF range #8/32 to 1- 1/2"
> Looks like the kit has everything you need, including correct size tap. Once
the hole is drilled you tap the new threads and insert the Heli-Coil insert in
the size that you need.

> Take a bolt along to get the correct size insert for the windscreen and the
rest should be basic.
> Good luck. skye

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