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Old 10-01-2003, 10:06 PM
Kestas Kestas is offline
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A couple of tips I can think of.

- Make sure the piston is near the bottom of its stroke to give you room for the tap.

- Pack the tap with grease to catch the aluminum chips as you cut new threads.

BTW, the aluminum galled onto the threads, they didn't 'anneal'.
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