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topping up the oil today and when unscrewing bolt realized i must have stripped it last time i put it back on. stripped the hole not the bolt.

any ideas on temporary fix?

i'm f'd, right?
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helicoil? but then you gotta strip the case down as well? i never put one in.
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That stuff the plumbers use. PTFE tape. Wrapped around the bolt thread and screwed back in.

Maybe some instant gasket.
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louispain wrote:
That stuff the plumbers use. PTFE tape. Wrapped around the bolt thread and screwed back in.

Maybe some instant gasket.
yea, its not like its under tremendous pressure or anything.
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Hello

Seek out a suitable plastic screw.


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thanks for the replies. i'll probably try some insta-gasket, since i got some layin' around.
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Split the case line the hole with about a 16th of an inch of J.B. weld and then lightly tap in new threads. I know it's kinda getto or if you know a welder have him or her put a little meat in the hole then tap it . A welder is you're best way to go .
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