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metric bolt strength

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bhintz, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. Bhintz

    Bhintz 1/2 ton status

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    is class 8.8 the same as grade 8 bolts in strength
     
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    8.8 is the same as grade 5
    10.9 is the same a grade 8
     
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    There is no direct comparison between metric and standard bolt strength ratings. If I remember correctly, tensile strength would go in this order starting with lowest: Gr.5, m8.8, Gr.8, m10.9.
     
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    would you use a 8.8 as a rear shackle bolt or to weak?
     

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