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More info on timeserts wanted
Posted 14 August 2005 - 07:25 PM
Posted 14 August 2005 - 11:36 PM
Expensive,yes,but excellent.You'll not want a heli-coil again for exhaust studs,etc. where you may have to remove the stud/bolt in the future for repairs,etc..
Cost was borderline "no friggin way",I think I paid like $63 for a set plus shipping.Comes with a drill bit,tap,chamfer bit,insert tool and I think 5 inserts when you order the size for exhaust studs.
Pay more,but you get the best results.My experienced opinion.
Posted 14 August 2005 - 11:47 PM
Posted 15 August 2005 - 05:38 PM
Paul, he is looking to repair EA71 head-stud holes. IIRC, Timeserts have been used for this, yes? I think calebz said that he had a kit.
Sorry Pat,I had no idea and my crystal ball is on the blink.
Posted 15 August 2005 - 06:17 PM
Posted 16 August 2005 - 03:29 AM
Sorry Paul, not trying to beat you up for information not in evidence... just trying to provide a little more background to the first person from whom I heard about Timeserts. He had talked about the stripped stud hole in another thread. I figured that you would know for sure if the right Timesert kit was available.
No sweat,but I only click on about 5% of the posts out there these days.
Pat,I think I've held your tools hostage long enough.Sorry about that.I'll get them going either later this week or early next week.
Posted 16 August 2005 - 09:13 AM
Posted 16 August 2005 - 08:50 PM
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