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Just noticed that the pendulum bracket's two bolt hole

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Hi. Just noticed that the pendulum bracket's two bolt hole threads are worn/damaged in the actual gearbox. Is this an unusual problem, or just my luck? To repair this, can M10 Tappex Triserts be used. It's a 225 model. Regards David
JA: What year is your 225?
Customer: it's the 2001 'Y' reg. Changed the gearbox as I hurt the synchros when the clutch pedal broke!! Fiited the gearbox from a breakers yard and only noticed holes this week end.
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: Neither, as still in the process of putting everything back in after a year!! Forgotten where the steering pipes are mounted so more taxing brain power needed!!
JA: Are you fixing your 225 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Am stuck with what to do with damaged threads for pendulum/dogmount bracket
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, That's the main culprit...I sincerely hope.

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you will need heli coils to do the threads.

you will need m10 x1.5 coils and has to be the extended coils at least 1 inch .

those may work i do need to see the style of tappex you have can you supplu a pic?


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi Wolfgang. I have not ordered anything yet as was not too sure what to order just in case. I have installed heli-coils before at work some years ago, albeit not on cars! I'll contact Tappex.UK to get further info on length of the coils. Thanks for the info and will give a positive rating

thanks alot !!

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