Stripped Timing plug Hole

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by dlingle61, Aug 15, 2009.

  1. dlingle61

    dlingle61 Member

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    Was checking timing on my 98 EVO today and stripped the threads out of the case were the plug goes. Anyone have a suggestion to fix without takin the cases apart.
     
  2. jammerx

    jammerx Member

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    OUCH... maybe a threadsert? I dont know...
     
  3. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    That is bad. You do not want to do anything (Heli-coil, King-coil, etc.) that might put metal bits in the case. I suggest an expandable elastomer plug that will be oil tight, but not disturb the aluminum.

    Good luck!

    TQ