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A chaser doesn't cut threads just cleans them up
Thank you, let me try to find one
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Is that a "roll tap" or "form tap" (chaser) you speak of?
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See also "Chasing Threads"
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...hasing_threads

Thing is, if the threads are stripped as in the caution from the tech tip, chasing the threads with anything won't do.
You'd probably need to helicoil it then.
But chasing them will tell you if you need to go any further.
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