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Author Topic:   Bolts - grade 8 or what
PB II
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted August 20, 2001 11:28 AM
I have built a complete new engine and I am about to start attaching the components such as motor mounts, starter bracket, exhaust manifolds, water pump, ect. Are there any type of special bolts that need to be used other than a quality grade 8 for any of these parts? Case hardened, stainless steel (I know they are softer), or someting else, any suggestions or comments?

BK19
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 97
posted August 20, 2001 07:05 PM UIN: 40696038
grade 8 will be fine for those things

racer17j
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 165
posted August 21, 2001 09:52 AM UIN: 54865418
grade 8 will work just fine and here's a little tip to help you when you have to take that stuff off some day get some hi-temp anti seize and put it on the treads before you bolt them on i used to have alot of exaust bolts beak off tried that and never had anymore troubles since

PB II
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted August 21, 2001 10:29 AM
Thank you for the help!

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