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bolts or studs?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ou8mud2, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. ou8mud2

    ou8mud2 Banned

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    any pros or cons about using grade 8 bolts or studs in a D60f? in the process of puttin my 60 in and i was told that studs are better.have both available just wanted some opinions.thanks
    steve
     
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    Studs are stronger than bolts. Also fine thread is stronger than course.
     
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    You have Grade 8 coarse thread?
     
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    In high use areas where the thread will be used over and over I like studs. If I had to take my front D60 in an out 5 times a day (:crazy: ) studs would keep the holes from getting worn. I believe that a center section on a 60 is cast steel and will show wear long before the grade 8 bolt loses it's shine!

    I have put studs in a front 60 but they where step/repair studs to fix the badly worn taped holes. The previous owner thought he could "pull it" into position with a impact wrench :doah: !

    Both coarse and fine bolts/studs can be had in grade 8.

    Jeff
     
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    *cough* search *cough*
     
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    just looking for sime opinions D A!
     

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