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Unread 08-30-2014, 12:39 PM   #16
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Or really just get a threaded bolt. What do you need that fancy hole through the middle for?
Thought about it but there was nothin close.. Between a 7&8mm and what ever corresponding fraction size.. Would have to wallow out the pipe but even that's not really thick.

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Looks like Drednot is gonna be able to help you out. But, did you consider (or anyone else in the future with this issue) taking the radiator to a radiator shop and having them braze in a new drain valve? Sometimes it's quicker and more cost effective to just find a new option.
That was my next step. I just got the whole front end reassembled so pulling the rad was not what I was looking forward to doing. Hopefully I'll hear back from him and get that one.

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Unread 08-30-2014, 12:51 PM   #17
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Ok I cleared out my in box
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Unread 08-30-2014, 01:06 PM   #18
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Well, they didn't invent a thread so it must have an equivalent bolt. It's tough to find unless you have a large selection of bolts though.
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Unread 08-30-2014, 01:18 PM   #19
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I worked at that fastenal branch that supplies hardware to Disney and Universal.. I've seen a lot of bolts, my main job was sourcing the random *** parts that they needed. I promise you I pulled all the stops on my search. Pulled strings, sent pics etc etc etc. no where!
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Unread 08-30-2014, 01:51 PM   #20
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Got your info. I'll get it packed up and let you know the shipping. Clear your inbox.
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