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Old 12-30-2012, 10:34 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by lmcd314 View Post
when replacing my clutch, i needed to drill out the pinch bolts, the nuts came off, but the bolts refused to give. i picked some up at Ace. everything seems fine. should i be worried?
You were able to find a shoulder bolt with the same width at Ace hardware? I'd think about swapping oem bolts if the bolts you bought at Ace have threads the entire length.
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