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post #26 of Old 10-05-2012
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Re: Advice on removing snapped s/s bolts from alu block

One of the issues with helicoils in a wet area of a block is well they LEAK

The second issue is the helicoil tap/drill is one full size over the old bolt hole and IF there is enough wall there to do it as the water passages are pretty tight

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