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post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-15-2019, 07:13 PM
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Drilled and tapped without dropping the engine.

I made this repaired on my second smart car yesterday. I lined up directly in-line with the broken bolt, and drilled a 1/2" hole through the floor. After drilling (with a couple 12" long bits,1/8" first, and and tapping with a extension) I installed a black rubber grommet plug. It looks like it is a factory installed inspection grommet under the rear carpet.

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