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Whipple mount problem: mount bolt broken

From gti-vr6-owner@dev.tivoli Wed Nov 11 19:45 CST 1998
From: "Eric Liew" <eliew@nkhw>
To: "Saulnier, Steve" <ssaulnier@camber>
Subject: Re: [gti-vr6] Whipple Mount Problem
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 19:30:16 -0600
 
At around 06:53 PM 11/11/98 -0600, The All-Knowing Saulnier, Steve had a
revelation and said :
>Greetings all,
>	I was re-checking the bolts that hold the outer contraption over the
>whipple mount (the contraption with the 3 bolts) and I managed to stupidly
>snap one of the damn things off. I know someone else did this recently,
>because I remember them posting a message.  Can that person, or anyone else
>that has experienced this level of stupidity, email me their solution?  It

Heh, I am one such person who has experienced this level of stupidity. I
took mine in to the VW dealer, and had their body shop weld on a new bolt
for me. I don't think they took the time to drill out the old one. They
simply welded another bolt on top of it. Ugly job, but's it's held so far.
And I reinstalled my whipple, too.

>to the dealer, or a local metal shop?  Any help would be appreciated.

A local body shop would prolly do as well or better a job.

el

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