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Offline Barbel Mick

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Engine bolts?
« on: January 12, 2018, 21:30:15 »
Hello all, sent my crash bars away for powder coating and thinking of renewing the four bolts that they are fastened with. As they also fasten the engine hanger bracket?? I was wondering if they are anything special?
Can I change them for stainless?
What torque setting?
These are the bolts I'm talkin' about.
Thanks for the help.  :thumb:

Offline greywolf

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Re: Engine bolts?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 22:41:06 »
It would probably be fine but SS is not as strong as carbon steel. You’ll need the stronger of the SS alloys rather than a prettier type. Proper torque would be 23Nm.
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