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K04 Threaded insert replacement?

s3dave Aug 6, 2012

  1. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    im sure the ko3 are just tapped mate..

    Last time i contacted Wurth i had to buy a box of 50 @ £78 or something...and yes i have an account with them..,, not a random cash sale, as we all know what happens to there pricing if so...
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2013
  2. Lewis583

    Lewis583 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Ah, pissed on that bonfire then :haha:
     
  3. jay106

    jay106 Member

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    ok thanks could you keep us updated do they have them in the ko3s then?
     
  4. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    no inserts in k03 bw hotsides so far as I know.. its a k04 thing
     
  5. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    I'll get some cnc'd up..
    they will be handy things to have.
     
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  6. jay106

    jay106 Member

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    that will be great mate as it looks likes someone needs them all the time if you need me to send one in let me know,and how long do you think till you get them done and ready for sale.Thanks
     
  7. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    i should be ok to draw up whats needed from the dead k04's here.. (robbed of their inserts already!)
     
  8. jay106

    jay106 Member

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    they must be poplar what can we use to keep them will abit of tread lock be ok?
     
  9. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    doubt it. too hot
     
  10. jay106

    jay106 Member

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    ok thanks wat would you use?
     
  11. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    nothing. they wind in to a shoulder. you can try loctite, but given the temps they see it wont work
     
  12. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    I tried loctite when I still used the original bolts that would rattle loose. The loctite burnt off straight away and I ended up with smoke in the cabin lol.
     
  13. audimike82

    audimike82 New Member

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    Has anyone solved the misterious whereabouts of the elusive inserts ? Or did badger makes some up. I need 1 and have two out about 2ml. Took me 2 days to drill the fri@@in bolt out guys i need help. Pleaseee ???
     
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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