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Old 04-27-2013, 08:11 PM
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:27 PM
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Where did that come from?
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I have never seen one broke on that side. Looks like it is time for some liquid steel and thread repair. I guess it could be welded and re threaded, but I am not sure if it can.
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I see JB weld in your future.
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jb weld and a helicoil
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Would I be able to pack the area with jb weld first and drill n tap it after it drys ? Will jb weld hold or crumble
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Wat kinda engine


What still has a h in it

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If its open into the cooling system below where bolt would thread into .Drill thru and tap new threads apply sealent to threads of new bolt . Reinstall housing do not over tighten.
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Well I put the bolt back on and jb welded it last night I'm going to pull the bolt and rtv the hell out of it
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Cross all fingers do a dance ,spin around and say some magic words I think that might work lol
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I'd be surprised if it doesn't leak no matter what you do to try to repair it.

But I hope you can fix it.
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It was jb welded and rtv to hell and back befor I took it off to replace the thermostat so I think I'll be able to get it to work maybe. All I can do is try, wait, and see what happens
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If its open into the cooling system below where bolt would thread into .Drill thru and tap new threads apply sealent to threads of new bolt . Reinstall housing do not over tighten.
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This is how I have seen several vehicles been repaired. I even did this on my 65 Chevy P/U when I first got it.
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Well done now I need to wait till tomorrow to check it
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Well done now I need to wait till tomorrow to check it
Good Luck! I hope it works.
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