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Old 02-03-2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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quick steel and screws

The bracket that supports/guides the front brake line has come loose from the shock tube. The holes that the guide screws to are stripped. I am pretty sure that the stripped holes are plastic and they are not that deep. I was planning on filling the holes with quick steel and then twist in the screws while its still pliable. The screws have a fairly fine thread.
Anybody have a better way to get this done?
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:16 PM   #2
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I've never had a ton of luck with those methods, you need to remove the screw later, and there's just not enough "meat" to hold a thread.

Usually I would rather insert a small length of threaded rod with some form of adhesive to keep it in place, then use a lock nut to hold the bracket.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:33 AM   #3
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How about a threaded insert for plastic?

http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-th...nserts/=lc08cr
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