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stripped oil pan drain bolt

chrish0518732010-08-11 00:43:00 +0000 #1
hello all

working on a 2008 650 BF with a stripped out oil pan drain plug ...well it is not the bolt that is stripped ,unfortunately it is the case....

how do you fix something like this ?

heli coil ?


bigblackrancher2010-08-11 00:56:08 +0000 #2
yea heli coil or if there is some threads left one size bigger drain plug.
chrish0518732010-08-11 01:00:42 +0000 #3
yea there is some threads left..it just never tightens up

anyone ever use one of these ??


is there enough meat ya think ?
nmkawierider2010-08-11 01:57:55 +0000 #4
I have used those, and thay are the best way to fix this kind of stuff in my opinion. Just flush some oil through to wash out any cuttings after.
walker2010-08-11 01:38:32 +0000 #5
i would try a self tapping drain plug.. i've used them on cars before



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