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stripped trans mount

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by lasvegas, Oct 28, 2001.

  1. lasvegas

    lasvegas 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone ever been dumb like me and stripped the mounting bolt on their transmission. I have an SM465 and the bolts go up through the crossmember and mounts into a threaded hole in the transmission. One of mine stripped (the first bolt I have stripped in YEARS. Any suggestions as to how to best fix it?
     
  2. 85m1009

    85m1009 1/2 ton status

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    Install a Heli-coil, it should hold forever in that application.

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  3. chevyracing

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    Do the go up into the tranny or the adapter between the tranny and transfer case?

    Like to go sloppin' 'round in da mud in a rapid fashion....=) [​IMG]

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  4. CaptCrunch

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    yup I agree w/ Frisbie... Heli-coil that baby and forget it. Much easier then any other good fix IMO.

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  5. SCOOBYDANNN

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    Did the heli-coil on mine and never had to look back, it does the job

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