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Helicoil is a brand-name for a thread replacement system, that bores out a stripped mounting hole and lines the inside with a steel replacement thread that looks like a spring. Every thread requires a tap unique to the thread size and pitch being installed, so they often come in a set of tools suitable for a specific thread wise and pitch.

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1977 Honda CB750K stripped threads

My overall question is that I recently replaced the oil pan gasket and learned that the threads where the bolts screw into are stripped. I was wondering if I could use a helicoil repair kit or if ...
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