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Old 07-13-2009, 02:49 PM   #3
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Default Re: Cahnging oil pan, where can I get new pan bolts?

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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
I'd be surprised if they weren't standard M6x1.0 bolts. But since they're steel, going into aluminum, you're more likely to strip the threads on the block than on the bolts. If you're worried about ROUNDING (not stripping) the heads, use a 6-point socket.
My bad, I did mean round off the heads. The problem is that they're very rusty. Although they may work now, I fear for later. Would finding regular stainless steel bolts be advisable or would they be too weak for even the low torque specs.
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