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ndkirwin

2000 WR 400 crank threads

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Any ideas on the best way to get these crankthreads cleaned up? The crank nut came off fine, but doesn't want to go back on. Would a standard machine shop be able to fix this? Sears has a re threader for 50 bucks. Would a regular tap and die be as good? Thanks for any help and suggestions.

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it looks like some one beat the hell outa the crank with a hammer. My advice to you is get a thread file and try to clean up that end then. Run a thread cleaner down it. I dont like dies for cleaning up threads because if it gets off just a little it well cut new ones. Try a thread file first and see if it helps you.

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one more thing to help you when you go to fix it remeber its metric and your manual has the size in it.

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