Drilling Out Alloy Bolt Holes

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Drilling Out Alloy Bolt Holes

Postby The Hairy Camper » 21 Mar 2020, 01:29

I have some Mercedes Alloys with 12mm bolt holes.

Looks like I have to have the bolt holes drilled out and install extended studs to make them fit correctly.

My question is, should I get the bolt holes drilled out at a garage? Or can this be done DIY style?

I don't want to mess anything up, so please tell me if doing this at home is a stupid idea.

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Re: Drilling Out Alloy Bolt Holes

Postby ZsZ » 21 Mar 2020, 08:10

The most proper way is to ream or mill the holes with a big milling machine.
Best to ask a machine shop.
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Re: Drilling Out Alloy Bolt Holes

Postby The Hairy Camper » 21 Mar 2020, 20:57

Thanks Zsz, i will have to ask around :ok
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