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K04 Threaded insert replacement?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3dave, Aug 6, 2012.

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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...
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    Ah, pissed on that bonfire then :haha:
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    ok thanks could you keep us updated do they have them in the ko3s then?
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    no inserts in k03 bw hotsides so far as I know.. its a k04 thing
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    I'll get some cnc'd up..
    they will be handy things to have.
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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
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    i should be ok to draw up whats needed from the dead k04's here.. (robbed of their inserts already!)
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    they must be poplar what can we use to keep them will abit of tread lock be ok?
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    doubt it. too hot
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    ok thanks wat would you use?
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    nothing. they wind in to a shoulder. you can try loctite, but given the temps they see it wont work
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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.
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