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Recovery from stripped starter threads in engine block

I have a 2004 Honda CRV and slightly stripped the the aluminum block threads as I tightened the new starter down for the top bolt. Now when I try to tighten it, it won't "grab" on to the threads and ...
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Fix-A-Thred… Helicoils?

So I bought the m10x1.5 fix a thred kit from advance auto parts today to fix a stripped hole in the subframe that my upper control arm goes into. These bolts are crucial as they’re the only things ...
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Engine Tap noise

I own a 2010 camry 2.5liter engine, there is a a weird noise that comes from under the hood, driver side. The engine starts nicely, however the tap sound is not heard unless the car is moved in the ...
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As all metric threads appear to have the same angle, is a metric thread file universal?

I'm doing the top mounts on a 1997 Mk3 Golf 1.6 GLI (101HP) at the moment. The car is equipped with Koni sport suspension and is using Mk2 spring caps. I'm replacing the Mk3 top mounts with Mk2 ...