my cylinder heads on 99 pontiac grand am lower intake bolts are stripped out as well as rocker arms should i repair them or get new ones

Asked by Mar 02, 2018 at 12:39 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers




You can try kits like Heli-coil for stripped bolt holes or other thread insert kits, or go with a replacement set of heads. Heads are not cheap, so that's up to you.


With the amount of work involved with replacing the heads I would try the heli-coils first, just make sure you follow the directions exactly for a good bond.

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