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Old 07-05-2005, 21:01   #1 (permalink)
Tom DiPasquale
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need source for replacement Ford 351 engine bolts

In trying to replace the water pump on a 1996 Clubwagon with a 351 (5.8L)
engine, one of the longer water pump bolts siezed in the block and timing
chain cover. I need to find a replacement as well as the the threadsize (so
I can order the appropriate Helicoil).

Can anyone identify the Ford part number (or a website that I could
explore) that will provide this bolt?

The bolt is about 5-6" long, and appears to be a 5/16th inch thread. it has
a hex head located approximately 80% along its length. From the hex head to
the end of the bolt is threaded for attachment of a bracket for one on the
hoses on the passenger side of the engine near the water pump.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 07-05-2005, 21:01   #2 (permalink)
Rick
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Re: need source for replacement Ford 351 engine bolts


"Tom DiPasquale" <tomd514@verizon.net> wrote in message
news:Xns968AE159DB42Atomd514verizonnet@130.81.64.196...
> In trying to replace the water pump on a 1996 Clubwagon with a 351

(5.8L)
> engine, one of the longer water pump bolts siezed in the block and

timing
> chain cover. I need to find a replacement as well as the the

threadsize (so
> I can order the appropriate Helicoil).
>
> Can anyone identify the Ford part number (or a website that I could
> explore) that will provide this bolt?
>
> The bolt is about 5-6" long, and appears to be a 5/16th inch thread.

it has
> a hex head located approximately 80% along its length. From the hex

head to
> the end of the bolt is threaded for attachment of a bracket for one

on the
> hoses on the passenger side of the engine near the water pump.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.


Check the thread on one of the other bolts-either going to be a
5/16X18 or M8X1.25. If you can't find the correct fastener, all thread
and a nut might get you by. If you have suitable equipment you could
braze two bolts head to head.

..3.8L uses a lot of these type fasteners but they are metric...


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Old 07-05-2005, 21:01   #3 (permalink)
Rob
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Re: need source for replacement Ford 351 engine bolts

Rick wrote:
> "Tom DiPasquale" <tomd514@verizon.net> wrote in message
> news:Xns968AE159DB42Atomd514verizonnet@130.81.64.196...
>
>>In trying to replace the water pump on a 1996 Clubwagon with a 351

>
> (5.8L)
>
>>engine, one of the longer water pump bolts siezed in the block and

>
> timing
>
>>chain cover. I need to find a replacement as well as the the

>
> threadsize (so
>
>>I can order the appropriate Helicoil).
>>
>>Can anyone identify the Ford part number (or a website that I could
>>explore) that will provide this bolt?
>>
>>The bolt is about 5-6" long, and appears to be a 5/16th inch thread.

>
> it has
>
>>a hex head located approximately 80% along its length. From the hex

>
> head to
>
>>the end of the bolt is threaded for attachment of a bracket for one

>
> on the
>
>>hoses on the passenger side of the engine near the water pump.
>>
>>Any help would be appreciated.

>
>
> Check the thread on one of the other bolts-either going to be a
> 5/16X18 or M8X1.25. If you can't find the correct fastener, all thread
> and a nut might get you by. If you have suitable equipment you could
> braze two bolts head to head.
>
> .3.8L uses a lot of these type fasteners but they are metric...
>
>

try a self serve auto wrecker ,ust me lots out there ... if not then
look for a fastener / bolt shop here in winnipeg we have 3 such places
that specialize in bolts
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