Installing Bobbins - Engine Bolt is twisting on the spot

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Installing Bobbins - Engine Bolt is twisting on the spot

Post by parsasm » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:17 pm

Hi everyone,
Hopefully I've posted in the right section,
I'm trying to install my bobbins, but the original engine bolt is spinning on the spot, I can't get it out and I can't twist it back in, it just twists and twists!
Any idea what I can do please?
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Re: Installing Bobbins - Engine Bolt is twisting on the spot

Post by banner001 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:19 pm

sounds like the thread has gone, you will need to pull and twist to get the bolt out, then you will need to either fit a helicoil, or drill a bigger hole and tap it for a new bolt.
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Re: Installing Bobbins - Engine Bolt is twisting on the spot

Post by RedexRobB » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:58 pm

if these are crash bobbins, thene there is a nut on the other side that fits into a lot on the motor. all you should need to do is replace that. But if th nut is still there and the thread isnt taking then id suggest checking you have the right part or checking that the nut on the other side hasnt fallen out...

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