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Old 07-09-2021, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by andrewwynn View Post
I had similar happen in aluminum block push mower. I bumped up from 1/4 to 5/16" bolt.

I would use a helicoil and I would do it without removing and replace the chain cover.

10 Nm maths out to just shy of 2000# clamp force. The block just age/heat cycle weakened and couldn't handle the force anymore.

you think i can get the helicoil tool in that far?

https://www.autozone.com/test-scan-a...tem/516472_0_0

the original bolt was 62mm. i'll go to the store and take a look. i'd love to be able to do it with the cover still on.
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