captive nut repair question

Huw Powell audi at
Tue Oct 17 18:32:06 EDT 2006

> Now, there's the debate of structural liability if one
> drills a small hole, big enough to R&R that captive
> nut. 
> I don't think such a hole whole affect the structure
> of the chassis, but I'm not an engineer. If I do end
> up drilling a hole in my QSW's chassis, I will for
> sure rust proof it and plug it with a rubber grommet.

I think if I drilled a hole big enough to do that work in the frame 
member of a car like the QSW/4k/cgt I would think in terms of having a 
small plate welded over it afterward to feel more secure.

Huw Powell

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