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My porsche dealer tells me he can't get the tow hook out without concern of stripping the threads... I watched the flat bed put the hook in and he didn't force it.... what do you suggest

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Porsche?

2011 9113 cabrio 2009 sorry 2009

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cabrio yourself? What have you tried so far?

No, dealership is they concern me

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

They have tried a 3 ' bar

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Porsche Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago
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Porsche Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago

That's not a problem, if they did strip the threads, all they have to do is re-tap and re-thread them with a tap set. Surely they have this thread repair kit.

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Porsche Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago

Did you have any other questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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