240sxONE Forums

Go Back   240sxONE Forums > 240sxONE Tech and Style > Suspension, Chassis, Brakes, Wheels and Tires

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Drinkbeer87's Avatar
Drinkbeer87 Drinkbeer87 is offline
240sxONE Member
Real Name: Chris
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Chicopee,MA
Posts: 29
Default Stripped Bleeder Screw hole, 4 piston 300zx caliper

So i changed out my pads yesterday and its been a while so when i went to go back the bleeder screw out it gave me a little trouble, I bleed the brakes and when i went to go seal it back up the bleeder just kept going and it stripped the hole in the caliper. Has anyone had this happen and what would you suggest, is it possible to retap the caliper or even make it a bigger bleeder due to the size of the caliper?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-23-2014, 11:51 AM
BigLouKAT BigLouKAT is offline
240sxONE Member
Real Name: BigLouKAT minus Big & KAT
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: MA/CT
Posts: 883
Send a message via AIM to BigLouKAT
Default Re: Stripped Bleeder Screw hole, 4 piston 300zx caliper

Are you sure it's not the bleeder that's stripped? I don't know what the thread size is, but I would probably feel good about a helicoil (as long as it's normal thread pitch)
__________________
1990 240sx Fastback - GT32 fed single slammer


Quote:
Originally Posted by sdaigle240 View Post
Red= "chill out with the meat brahh, im working here"
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
2008 - 2010 Aurobius LLC