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Here's how you can save your Bosch 044 when the threads slip on the pressure side. This evening a friend called me because both pumps were leaking fuel. He tightened them more, then the threads gave up ... I did the same repair for another friend so I wanted to share.

Find a friend with a lathe. You'll need a 06SAE cutter or a small boring bar with skills lol.

First view of the threads, it's 0.575" deep and you need 0.550"ish so it's doable.




Drill 15/32"


SAE 06 cutter




Tap 9/16-18






Clean with an adapter I had in stock at the shop, [email protected]






Did both of his pump like that ... ;)
 
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