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Old 10-07-2009, 12:58 PM   #1060
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good to know. I am not sure if the bolt broke or the nut stripped. But i will definitely keep an eye and see if there are oil leaks here, otherwise I might just leave it there and replace it if I ever have to replace the vanos seals again.

Originally Posted by supratter View Post
yes you can take the stud out by following rajae suggestion of the 2 nuts tightened together, you can then do the helicoil if the stripped part was in the threads on the head, if it was the threads of the actual stud then just replace with the same stud

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