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Re: Why Bolts

In message <37F6AE78.EC36FB1A@snet.net> -=Bob=- writes:

>> Don't know why they dropped the set screws - my 1980 Audi 80CD had them.

>> Mind you - both sheared when I tried to undo them.

> Thats why.  They tended to round off when you tried to remove them after a few
> years.

Interestingly, drilling them out and retapping the threads was the first
engineering job I did on a car in almost fifteen years.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 07785 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933