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Trying to source replacement T55 seat bolt for 07

PetroleumJunkie412

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Removing the helicoil and going direct to the new threads has occurred to me as well. Certainly seems like the simplest approach. The shop didn't charge much for the helicoil.
I would hope not. That's a complete hack job. Post it to their google reviews if you'd like it corrected for free.

Just my $0.02
 


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Yeah, just remove the helicoil and treat the threaded hole as just a hole to run a bolt thru. Don't mess with trying to re-thread the hole again.
 

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Yeah, just remove the helicoil and treat the threaded hole as just a hole to run a bolt thru. Don't mess with trying to re-thread the hole again.
I would drill it to 1/2” and use a 1/2” bolt with washers and lock nut like mentioned above.
 

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My 5 year old nephew can install a helicoil better than that...
 

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If you have your heart set on a replacement Torx bolt, try www.belmetric.com I've found them to have just about every metric fastener under the sun.
 

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