Screwed the thread right out!! (come on everyone does it at some stage)


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  • sirjolly18

Posted January 28, 2013 - 05:55 PM

#41

Its the same thing on my 2004 wr450f. The bolts thread was worn right down and did not tighten. Before i tried tapping a new thread i tried a new bolt and it fixed the problem and i was able to get the correct torque. so check that the bolt is also not worn right down,

I've yet to ask is this point just a drain hole for the filter or does it need to be there for oil to get pumped around?? Because before i got the OEM part i tried it with a normal bolt with the same thread and it tightend. so was relieved i did not need to tap the hole. I've found alot of the bolts on the yammy are very soft and feel like they would easily thread themselves.

  • grayracer513

Posted January 28, 2013 - 06:53 PM

#42

I've yet to ask is this point just a drain hole for the filter or does it need to be there for oil to get pumped around?? Because before i got the OEM part i tried it with a normal bolt with the same thread and it tightend. so was relieved i did not need to tap the hole. I've found alot of the bolts on the yammy are very soft and feel like they would easily thread themselves.


Read post #8. It's a drain for the filter cavity. The permanent fix is either to install a thread insert, or more simply plug the hole that leads to the threads:

http://www.thumperta...ad.php?t=634724

  • gbalias

Posted January 31, 2013 - 01:14 PM

#43

i heli-coiled my 08 and it was one of the best mods ive ever done. after religiously cleaning the threads after every time i pulled the bolt, there is really no way to keep the shavings from getting in there from the filter cavity. mine wasnt stripped completely but i did it as a preventative measure.

been going strong for almost 2 years now.

  • Do I Care?

Posted January 31, 2013 - 02:42 PM

#44

If that is what you have done, then you probably will have to use a Heli-coil to fix it. Basically it involves drilling out the bolt hole to a bigger specific size. Then adding a heli-coil which become the new threads.

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Just to clear up any confusion that may have been made from this you can still use the same size bolt (usually) as factory after inserting the heli-coil/ timesert in. No offence meant.

Edited by Barra8, January 31, 2013 - 02:44 PM.


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  • dirtlife1990

Posted January 24, 2016 - 11:34 AM

#45

This just happened to me but I took my bike in to the shop to get a shift shaft replaced so the drained the oil so when I get it home I was riding it to test out the new shift shaft I parked it and noticed something was leaking and it was the bottom bolt to the filter cover the black key bolt oil was seeping around it I tried to turn it and would not tighten so there is a fix to this and a permanent fix right ?

  • grayracer513

Posted January 24, 2016 - 07:27 PM

#46

(is there) a fix to this and a permanent fix right ?

 

Yes.  This thread explains it.  



  • dirtlife1990

Posted January 24, 2016 - 08:36 PM

#47

[quote name="grayracer513" post="12879883" timestamp="1453692447"]

Yes. This thread explains it. [/quote

What's the best way which way would you pick

  • grayracer513

Posted January 24, 2016 - 09:36 PM

#48

The TimeSert. 







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