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Old 10-17-2013, 06:56 PM   #35
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Just a thought, if there is enough meat around the hole ,, look at threadserts instead of heli colis.. They are installed like a helicoil but designed for aluminum, they use them on the head studs of heavy power VW cases. I found them once through an aircraft supplier. They have a special tap with them and the threads engage DEEP they are Iconal If I recall so really tough but match AL expansion ..

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