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    hey guys just wondeing if there are any other options with repairing stripped threads.. in the Head, a mates car has 2 EXT manifold threads in the head that are stripped.. leaking like a biatch! so is best option to try and helicoil the suckers or try go next 2 sizes up .. eg drill out and re tap?

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    all depends on space and tooling.

    if you have the required tools or worse, the lack of wall thickness to drill out I'd use a heli-coil every time.

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    Are you talking about exhaust manifold studs holes? Heli-Coil.

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