How to replace Striped rocker arm retaining bolts

Asked by Aug 30, 2013 at 09:40 PM about the 1980 Volkswagen Vanagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

!980 VW Vanagon ,Im doing head replacement while torqing to 10ft lbs the nuts decided to strip

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Your local auto parts store will have a Helicoil Kit to repair the stripped holes. Take one of the good bolts with you. They'll need to determine the size and pitch of the threads to sell you the correct kit. HTH. -Jim

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