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Re: 5,8,10 grade bolts RE: 2 questions

> Avi;
> You must be talking about imperial fasteners.
> In Metric it's usually 8.8 , 10.9 and 12.9 grades.
> To give example Porsche wheel studs are 10.9 grade while bolts holding the
> calipers on my 4kq are 12.9 grade (original bolts from 5kt).
> There is also 12.9 "unbreakable" assortment of bolts.

The Pep Boys bolts must be metric grades, then, because they do say
10.9 on them.  -doug q
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