metric bolts

Huw Powell human747 at
Sat Dec 14 00:46:55 EST 2002

> I have been on a quest to the local hardware stores to no avail.  I have
> been searching for some M8X35 bolts that are missing on my 86' CGT.


either 1. order it from the dealer, if it's on the car they can get it

or. 2. buy a metric tap and die set, get a 40 mm bolt, turn the die onto
it backwards, cut off the bolt at 35 mm, grind or file off the burrs,
and then cut the threads clean by turning the die back off it.

Huw Powell

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