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Ok when I ordered the clutch i thought it would come with new bolts...do I use grade 8 or grade 5 to old the clutch on the flywheel?
 

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why not pay the extra dollar for insurance like that. i would definately go grade 8
 

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why not pay the extra dollar for insurance like that. i would definately go grade 8
Thats what i was figuring, but when working with big trucks sometimes you use a weaker bolt to prevent more dnagerous or catastrophic damage to something else...just wanted to know i wasn't missing something.
 

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Make sure you get bolts with the correct shoulder on them. Standard grade 8's will work, but the correct bolts help locate the pressure plate more on center.

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some bolts like ARP require you to countersink the hole a little too for the bolt to seat.
 

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I'd be scared of messing up the threads!
It's not a big deal, in this case I was using ARP ring gear bolts for a 71 BB diff. The ARP bolts have a larger radius under the head and this required me to chamfer the hole so they would seat properly. Without doing this they might not be torqued correctly. Here is a hole I did before installing the bolts.

 

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DUH:smack I was thinking drilling the hole a little deeper..yeah, thats a no brainer...I'll get a set of arp bolts to bolt it up...hhmmm, pep boys have them?
 

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Did I miss something?? I thought we were looking at the bolts that hold the pressure plate to the flywheel. Now we're discussing a differential carrier?

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Did I miss something?? I thought we were looking at the bolts that hold the pressure plate to the flywheel. Now we're discussing a differential carrier?

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He was just showing an example of countersinking..come on, keep up...I hope you don't drive your vette this slow!!:spanked: :rolling:
 
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