<VV> Are strut rods interchangeable. - now stripped threads

Chris C ricorvair at cox.net
Tue Dec 4 09:30:30 EST 2007

1 whole is stripped (the first 1/8-3/16 inch).  Now the bolt doesn't 
want to go in.  The top interior bolt.  What is the best way to fix the 
threads in place?
HallGrenn at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 12/3/2007 11:56:16 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, 
> ricorvair at cox.net writes:
>     Would I be better off putting the bracket from the old strut rod onto
>     the new one?
> No, the problem would be the same--unless one bracket is bent 
> different from the other.  It really isn't that hard to get it back 
> together--just take a little time to see how things move as you jack 
> up the outer end and let the jack do most of the work.  I only had 
> trouble the first couple of times I did it when I tried to manhandle 
> the bracket into place.  Just take your time and add one bolt at a 
> time as that part comes into alignment.
> Bob
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