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      07-23-2019, 03:03 AM   #1
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Did I strip the rear seat mount bolts / nuts?

I installed my seat, was super solid, felt great. Took if out to make some adjustments, then re-installed it. Was getting dark and light was poor, might have stripped the rear seat mount nuts and/or bolts.

When I reinstalled the seat, I felt some play that was not there before. Yanked left and right on the seat and the bolts came loose. Not just one, but both! Ack!

Is there a way to fix this if they are stripped?

I have a track day this weekend =/

Any help much appreciated.

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      07-23-2019, 05:15 PM   #2
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Above my pay grade to answer since these are so integral to safety. Especially on track. My two cents get a reputable indy / race shop to address the issue.
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      07-24-2019, 12:18 AM   #3
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that really sucks man... helicoil is probably your best bet.
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      07-24-2019, 04:49 AM   #4
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that really sucks man... helicoil is probably your best bet.
Whs^...I've used helicoils a number of times, when done right it's a great solution
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      07-25-2019, 09:29 PM   #5
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Taking it to my capable Indy tomorrow, likely get 2 helicoils put in (one for sure). I have used these in the past and agree when installed correctly they are excellent.
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      07-26-2019, 04:15 PM   #6
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We're in business!

Indy says not stripped, they chased the threads, installed new bolts; they do racing fabrications as well, so I trust them.

Off to the races!

(literally leaving now for a 7 hour drive to the track hehe)
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      08-23-2019, 11:42 PM   #7
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Thread chaser is good to have around. I bought Lang Tools 2584 15-Piece Metric Thread Restorer Set. I mainly used this to redo or clean threads for nuts and bolts prior to reinstalling.
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