Tap and Die VS. Dedicated Thread Chasing Kit

David Tracy’s post on the FP included some debate on thread chasing tools vs. using a tap. I have a few rusty/ lightly damaged threads to clean up on my FJ40. I was all set to buy a nice tap and die set when I saw some people said that a tap removes too much metal on an existing thread and will make bolts wobbly. Anyone have any experience here? Trying to avoid having to purchase two very similar and expensive sets.


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