lifted club cars - lifted ezgo
Home FAQDonate Who's Online
Go Back   Buggies Gone Wild Golf Cart Forum > Golf Cart Repair and Troubleshooting > Gas Club Car
Gas Club Car Gas DS, and Precedent golf cars

Post New Thread  Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 02-07-2015, 03:38 PM   #1
Gone Wild
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,851
Default Stripped Bolt Hole Repair

Guys, while troubleshooting a non-running cart I discovered that the hole for one of the head bolts is stripped thus not allowing the cylinder to be tightened down properly.

I know stripped bolt holes can be repaired with a Helicoil but I have never done it. Some internet searches revealed several other options as well.

Anyone have any thoughts on how the fix this? Any experiences to share? Any tips?

Lochlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Alt Today

Golf car forum Sponsored Links

This advertising will not be shown in this way to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Buggies Gone Wild Golf Cart Forum
Unread 02-08-2015, 02:05 PM   #2
Professional jerry rigger
pleighdammet's Avatar
Club Car
Join Date: May 2012
Location: illinois
Posts: 331
Default Re: Stripped Bolt Hole Repair

helicoils are easy. we do them all the time at work. if possible take the entire jug off and set it flat to keep the hole straight. in a drill press or mill is preferred. use the correct kit for the size bolt will include a drill and tap for it. if possible run the tap on the drill press too but DO NOT use the power. clamp it in the drill chuck and TURN IT BY HAND. you think the stripped bolt hole is bad, wait til you have a broken tap stuck in it. if this scares you most machine shops should do it for you for around $50. best of luck
pleighdammet is offline   Reply With Quote
Go Back   Buggies Gone Wild Golf Cart Forum > Golf Cart Repair and Troubleshooting > Gas Club Car

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Stripped Bolt Hole Repair Gas Harley Davidson
repair large hole in plastic Body and Paint
Ezgo stripped brake drum hub repair Electric EZGO
Hole repair/fill Body and Paint
Front bolt hole for roof Electric golf carts

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:33 AM.

Club Car Electric | EZGO Electric | Lifted Golf Carts | Gas EZGO | Used Golf Carts and Parts

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.