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Front spindle caliper mount holes stripped,any fixes

The front spindles on a 2001 dodge durango has it's caliper bolt holes stripped out any fixes

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    the bolt sripped out inside spindle



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They make heily coils to either down one size or up one size .make sure you put red lock tight on heily coil when you instal in the striped hole.make sure holes are CLEAN.

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There is a thread repair kit that you can get out of advance auto for about $40, but your better off replacing the spindle.

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