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Threads are damaged on a bolt.I've tried to rethread it with a die set tool,To get the nut back on,but it did'nt work.The bolt can't be changed.Any ideas please.

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Use a 'tap' on the nut too. Re thread the bolt again, make sure you have the right tap and die, it isn't metric is it?

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