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The_AirHawk 02-19-2008 03:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by seruzawa (Post 179059)
When you finally get a new bolt in make sure it's at least a grade viii (8.8 metric) and not the crappy stock mild steel. Aircraft quality is best. Stainless steel preferred.

Old Britbike owners already know this.

Grade M 8.8 is roughly equal to SAE Grade 5. You need M 10.9 or higher to equal SAE Grade 8.

seruzawa 02-19-2008 04:06 PM

Oops.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by The_AirHawk (Post 179094)
Grade M 8.8 is roughly equal to SAE Grade 5. You need M 10.9 or higher to equal SAE Grade 8.

Well, even grade 5 is better than stock I'd bet ya.


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