Originally Posted by Kiwi Jeeper
Great, thanks for the heads up. Hopefully I won't be needing it soon. Can you post a photo of what bolt / nut combination you used instead to crush the nutserts?
This pic shows (L to R)
The Savvy nutsert tool,
In the middle -the tool I made up to install the transfer skid mounts (still haven't used it
) I need to replace the spring washer with a decent lock washer.
And on the right, a couple of half inch nutserts for my '97. These aren't ribbed (let's not go there
) but apparently the ribbed ones are better (I said, let's not go there!)
This is the instructions that came with the Savvy nutsert tool
Here is a great write-up about the home-made tool from another forum. This write-up explains the tool far better than I could,
A few different nutsert tools you can buy - if you have the cash
The vids make it look so easy.
Only the last 2 on this page will handle a 12M or half inch nutsert - how's the prices!
But as has been mentioned by others, there are plenty of other options to get the job done without using nutserts.