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post #1 of 4 Old 12-09-2012, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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oil pan problems...help!!

So i went and got a 1990 comanche this weekend and it had a oil leak from the oil pan gasket. I went to put in the gasket and the pan was full of silicon and the four front bolts were only finger tight...i got it off and cleaned everything REALLY good... turns out those 4 front bolt holes are stripped behing belief.. what is the best way to repair this???..the right way!..PLEASE HELP!!

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post #2 of 4 Old 12-10-2012, 04:18 PM
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Do you mean the bolts are stripped or the block is stripped?
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post #3 of 4 Old 12-10-2012, 04:36 PM
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The right way (as you asked) would be to buy a heli-coil thread repair kit from the parts store. the kits are available in differant sizes (you'll want get one the size of your oem bolt). a good kit will come will the proper drill bit, tap, insert and insert install tool.
Then kust follow the instuctions on the package.
There are also thread repair epoxies out there but I've had limited luck with them.
Good luck
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-10-2012, 04:53 PM
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Yes i agree that the helicoil is the right way. Bring them the bolt and they schould be able to help you. But if it is just the bolt that is stripped obviously just buy new bolts
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