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Old 07-30-2019, 03:23 PM   #1
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Default Oil pump or intake Manifold Vacuum hole bolt

I replaced that cheap screw in bolt they sell, because when I went to unscrew it, the top stripped. I replaced it with an easy to remove brass bolt. Its the bolt below in the picture.
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Old 07-30-2019, 03:46 PM   #2
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Default Re: Oil pump or intake Manifold Vacuum hole bolt

That's a 1/8 pipe thread, not a normal thread.

https://www.brattons.com/plug-for-va...-manifold.html
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Default Re: Oil pump or intake Manifold Vacuum hole bolt

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That's a 1/8 pipe thread, not a normal thread.

https://www.brattons.com/plug-for-va...-manifold.html
Yea, the place that rebuilt my engine screwed a bolt in there, messing up the threads. I had to retap it to straighten out the threads. PO'd me big time...
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Old 07-30-2019, 09:21 PM   #4
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That's a 1/8 pipe thread, not a normal thread.

https://www.brattons.com/plug-for-va...-manifold.html
That's the bolt I installed, a 1/8 pipe thread bolt.
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Old 07-30-2019, 10:03 PM   #5
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Default Re: Oil pump or intake Manifold Vacuum hole bolt

my oil line developed a pin hole I grabbed a 1/8 pipe plug from home depot. i need to get a new piece of line. my gauge reads to five but i get about 6lbs on it. kinda fun. with it pegging out all the time. people ask is that ok? yeah i think she can handle the 6! hahaha!
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