Page isn't big enough. I'm trying to locate a helicoil kit online but I'm not sure what size it is. I sprayed PB Blaster into the pin and slowly worked it out with some vice grips. The caliper on it is so frozen in place How frozen is it??!!?? What will happen if the bolts come lose? Is the larger size recommended to accomodate the helicoil? Be sure to use loctite on whichever mod you do.
With the WD and wee bit of heat. I'll try to get to one of the specialty bolt shops around here and see if they have them before I go online. The second one has stripped the aluminium hole thread. Found that one of the holes in the carrier on my RGS is stripped out. Stripped Rear Brake Caliper Screw. I think a simple helicoil type insert will work fine there. Let me know what you want for the knuckle and we can work something out.
Password Please enter a password for your user account. Will a heli coil fall out the other end of the hole? Technical Forum The main forum for jeep related discussions. Stripped caliper bolt hole That sucks. Let me know what you want for the knuckle and we can work something out. I just can't stop learning.
Then I'd buy a new bolt a bit longer than the old one - unless its in a blind hole - set it in place and carefully torque it down. I remembered that I need to change my front shafts pretty soon have a u-joint cap that has started to turn , so that would be a good time to change it. Still in there so far as I know XD. Results 1 to 10 of It's not hard to do once you get the right tools. There are numerous variants available from the original helicoil through to Timeserts which i prefer.