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The question is can I just go out and buy any 17mm bolt that is the same length as the current one, No. or is there some kind of material requirement? Yes. Think about the jobs that those bolts are doing: they support the steady state mass of the vehicle and the transient spring loads of the transmission. That means that those bolts need to ...


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Checking several on line vendors specs the 40mm or 60mm refers to the amount of lowering from stock. If your stock spring leaves 100mm of tire clearance a 40mm spring would leave 60 mm of clearance. Several things must be taken into account prior to selecting your springs. Your car may already be lower than stock due to the age and condition of the springs. ...


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Not sure why you want to replace the bolts you should be able to reuse the original bolts. If you do decide you want new replacement bolts make sure to get the correct size. Bolt size is determined by the size of the bolt (not the head) and the thread. You will need to get the correct thread pitch, diameter, length, and strength. You could call your local ...


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I got the nut off. Out of sheer frustration combined with late night stupidity I put the longest cheater bar on it and jacked up the end of the bar using a hydraulic jack. Surprisingly, it worked even though I was turning it in the wrong direction (that's the reason I hadn't tried that sooner). The nut un-seized and I was able to remove it relatively easily ...



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