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    Stripped drive side BB threads

    A buddy has a 2000 FSR with e-type front d. and his tapered spindle BB threads in the frame are pulled out. Is there a sleave or oversized cup that can be installed. Can you TIG in some material and re-tap the threads? What about using an external bearing crank?


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    not really much you can do, it would be ahrd to add material, it would more than likely weaken your frame and it would develop a crack soon after, you could try JB weld, slather in a bunch of the stuff than when it dries tap that!?! probably would only hold for a ride.

    Best bet, go over every weld very carefully and try to find a crack, than they would have to warranty the front triangle. its a shot in the dark but hell you may uncover a crack under all the dirt in the crevices

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