Time-Serts, anyone know where to........



5 replies to this topic
  • Ronin

Posted October 09, 2001 - 07:36 AM

#1

get them and how much? does anyone have a timesert kit for their WR's oil drain bolt in the crank case? if so, could I "rent" the kit for a week or so?

thanks,
Ronin

  • Scott_F

Posted October 09, 2001 - 08:49 AM

#2

Try http://www.mcmaster.com/

You don't need a "kit", just a tap and some red loctite.

  • SFO

Posted October 09, 2001 - 10:41 AM

#3

The kit includes the O.S. tap drill, the time sert tap, a counter bore tool, and a roll tap instalation tool.
Email me your address and I will ship it to you blue with two inserts.
Be patient and get the tap drill as square as possible...
Bill

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  • MX_Tuner

Posted October 09, 2001 - 02:32 PM

#4

Getting the drill and the tap started straight are critical. That and drill a small hole in the side of the Time-Sert so the oil will drain out properly.

I'll also extend the offer to anyone in need of a kit. I have a complete selection of sizes (5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10x1.25mm, 10x1.5mm, 12x1.25mm, 12x1.5mm) if anyone needs one. A Heli-coil is a temporary repair at best where a Time-Sert is a permanent repair better than the original if done correctly.

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  • Chris_Slade

Posted October 09, 2001 - 03:53 PM

#5

MX...

I have a 01 KTM520SX, and the one 8mm head (6mm thread?) bolt for the clutch cover stripped on me at Elsinore when we visited CA in August. My uncle took a 1/4" bolt and we threaded it in to do a temp fix. It worked...and considering I was almost 3000 miles away from home, with a possible major mechanical, I was HAPPY!!

Time to fix it for real though. I see oil splooge all the time out that area now.
E-mail me - DethWshBkr@aol.com and I can buy some of them off of you then.
THe threads are normal bolts that you use an 8mm nut driver/ratchet to remove. I believe those are 6mm.


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  • Ronin

Posted October 10, 2001 - 10:37 AM

#6

thanks for the generosity, I am gonna tear into her this weekend and find out if the case is indeed stripped out. I will let you guys know.

Thanks again,
Ronin

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