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Old 12-20-2019, 03:27 PM   #41
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I replaced all of the bolts with NEW bolts and tons of blue lock tight. I pickup up 3 normal nuts and 3 metal locking nuts hoping that one would fit the broken backside. Its right on the line and not quite. Suggestions?

I also bought 2 longer bolts and they are too close to hitting the back side of the casing. But could be ground down. I'm considering adding a slightly longer bolt and retaining it with a nut in the back. All Lock tight. Considerations?

All in all. She went back together quite well and it was a quick jump start lesson on the Boxster.
Why not just find a used flange. Maybe from Woody (itsnotanova)?

Someone with more knowledge can chime in, but adding nuts to the back sounds to me like you're asking for trouble. For one, it may throw the axle off balance.


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Old 12-20-2019, 03:56 PM   #42
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Can't re-tap? If not with a larger thread then with an SAE thread.

I feel like your best course of action is changing the cup out for a new one.
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Old 12-22-2019, 11:01 AM   #43
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If you cant afford the time to fix it right the first time... When will find time to fix it again?

Do it once the right way.

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