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Since I make a new transmission beam, I thought about get more space for it. This way I don't have to cut away in the middle for the lowest bolt. Here how it looked before;



The idea was to switch direction of the bolt. I drilled the thread away and cut one for a helicoil on the other, but found it too weak. So I cut another bigger thread and machined a seat, so a plug I found could be fitted without standing over:





After I fitted the plug with loctite. Drilling and cut an M8 thread was next. Finally I painted for rust protection:





And here the final result:

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930 Turbo '81 Too many modifications to list
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