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PostSubject: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:19 am

According to my torque wrench it stripped at 45 pounds/feet...

New front engine cover is approx. $325 U.S.

Time-serts less expensive.  Would it be possible to do the time-sert without fully separating engine and frame?  

"Crabbing" a GRiSO?  I would just need two inches.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:48 am

I'd remove the cover from the engine and do it on the bench.

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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

Pete Roper wrote:
I'd remove the cover from the engine and do it on the bench.

Pete

Aha, but can you remove the cover without removing the engine? It looks like a lot of disassembly that I would prefer to avoid. You would accomplish it with your usual sang froid but I...

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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:44 am

Is pretty easy, when belt and pullys are off, you can snap it off. I did it to check the oil pump. Better get the inserts proper in.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:33 pm

pauldaytona wrote:
Is pretty easy, when belt and pullys are off, you can snap it off. I did it to check the oil pump. Better get the inserts proper in.

Thanks Paul, two votes for the bench then.

"Inserts" are dowels, not gaskets I take it.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:49 pm

inserts as timesert/ Helicoil or how the make is.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:08 pm

pauldaytona wrote:
inserts as timesert/ Helicoil or how the make is.

Ah, got it. I've done smaller ones in the past.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Pinwall have got one off a Norge for fifty bucks.

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You'll have to paint it but for fifty bucks.........
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:56 pm

Are you shure pete, the 8v has a different oil pump and as far as I remember, there is machining done inside cover at oilpump place.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:23 pm

I havent checked the part #'s. If thats the case then it won't fly.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:40 pm

Different part #s so I will stick to plan "A". Well spotted tho Mr. Roper!
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:56 am

part no's are different because of color too.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:46 pm

pauldaytona wrote:
part no's are different because of color too.

True, but I wouldn't gamble $50 bucks on it. I am trying to get a free timesert from a fellow cheapskate.
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PostSubject: Re: Stripped front engine mount bolt   Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:48 pm

guzziownr wrote:
I am trying to get a free timesert from a fellow cheapskate.


Just like any true Guzzisti! [snaps suspenders]




cheers
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