Re: i give up
"Lee_D" <newsgroupNOSPAM@NOSPAMlrproject.com> wrote in message
> "SiK" <sik@merlion-con******ts.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
>>5 hours to get the drain plug undone
>> then i found that the prat before me had x threaded number 3 plug - i
>> found this out at 4:37, when the only place in the area that sold
>> helicoil kits closed at 5 (and they waited for me - phew!)
>> so, the camshaft replacement is going to be entrusted to a garage now,
>> i've spent three days and done what should take about an hour - fecking
>> morons that dont know what they're doing mutter grumble mutter grumble
> I often wondered how they did this without pulling the head. Apparently
> you get the piston almost to the top of it's stroke, fill with grease...
> drill thread tap new , insert Helicoil, snap tang, recover from grease,
> turn engine such that swarf ejects with grease through plug hole, clear
> out the remaining grease, voila.
I was impressed at the kit I got - the tap has a guide to go through the
buggered up thread, and then cuts the helicoil guide behind. Thern the
Helicoil has a clever guide thing to stop it from x threading.
so - if you worked on a 1994 niagra grey disco in the kent area - I HATE
YOU - you are ruining my enjoyment