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Old 11-23-2012, 09:46 PM   #9
pcwirepro OP
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Originally Posted by Beezer View Post
timecerts are not "better", only different. helicoils have been used on aircraft engines for new installation as well as certified repair for at least 60-70 years. I have 36 years as an aircraft mechanic... never seen a properly installed helicoil fail. to install a timesert you have to drill a bigger hole in the parent metal
Well then they're certainly good enough for my lowly valve covers. Do they require locktite to keep from backing out? I sure don't want to deal with them every time I adjust my valves.
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