1998 Ford Escort stripped bolt

Tiny
SHANE651
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  • 1998 FORD ESCORT
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 186,000 MILES
Rite behind the alternator there is a bolt stripped out n re tapping didn't work. I was what kind of metal and cld it be welded
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Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 AT 10:48 PM

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Tiny
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Does it go to engine block or bracket. If bracket use a longer bolt and nut if youcan if into block heli coil it.
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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 AT 6:24 AM
Tiny
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It goes to the block
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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 AT 6:33 AM
Tiny
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Auto parts should have heli coil for it then
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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 AT 7:10 AM
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I got it. I had made a 1/8 slab of steal n tacked the alternator to the front corner panel to suck it up tight
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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 AT 9:24 AM

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