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Stripped plastic thread fix
« on: November 26, 2013, 05:27:57 pm »
Dont know if this is the one I used on the 084 or not but something like it.  I didnt need to use locktite.


OEM STIHL M4x8 Helicoil Threaded Insert Used To Repair Stripped Out 5mm DG Threads In Plastic!!!


This Threaded Insert Converts Damaged 5mm DG Threads In Plastic To 4mm Machine Thread.
Drill The Damaged Threaded Hole Out To A Diameter Of (0.213) Or A (#3 Drill Bit).

Apply Some Red LOCKTITE 262 Or Equivalent Threadlocker, And Install This Threaded Insert.
A 4mm Machine Thread Bolt can be used
Part Description: Threaded Insert M4x8

Part Number: 9795 003 0840

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Re: Stripped plastic thread fix
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2013, 07:45:10 pm »
Husqvarna threaded insert for stripped threads in plastic
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Re: Stripped plastic thread fix
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 07:47:25 pm »
Thanks for posting that. I have used small zip ties in the past, but this looks to be a better way
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Re: Stripped plastic thread fix
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2013, 10:50:45 pm »
You can also make your own out of a set-screw.  Just double nut it and drill out the center.  Then tap the inside out.  Now you use a longer screw and some nuts to insert the bushing.
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Re: Stripped plastic thread fix
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2013, 08:16:36 pm »
Thanks for the tech tip!
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