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Machine shop in L.A.?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bumpstick, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. Bumpstick
    Joined: Sep 10, 2002
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    Bumpstick
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    Anyone know of a good, reasonable machine shop in the Hollywood, North Hollywood, Burbank area? I need a tie rod theaded. Thanks-stick
     
  2. yorgatron
    Joined: Jan 25, 2002
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    you need a tie rod threaded? or rethreaded? is it one of those left hand thread ones?
     
  3. Bumpstick
    Joined: Sep 10, 2002
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    Threaded. I shortened it and it's right handed theads and I need it sloted for the collar clamp. Any ideas? -stick
     
  4. jerry
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 3,474

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    find a good hardware store. buy a tap of the proper size. thread the end carefully. cut the slot with a hacksaw. clean the thread with the tap.


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