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07-05-2013 12:22 PM
amc49 Even more reason to do it yourself, to avoid ten wrong answers. I worked 12-7 days for many long months and years and still found time to fix 4 cars at all times. It can be difficult though.

Not trying to slam anyone, but getting to know stupid things like bolts allows you to mod on top of mods like I often do. Once you are familiar with different screws, bolts and what it takes to use them you can often recoup broken parts by drilling new holes and using the screw which familiarity tells you will work there. Can't do that exposed to only one, you need to handle all kinds, time at hardware store well spent. Just today fixed my Focus a/c, clutch started dragging while a/c off, no airgap there, where did it go? Maybe internal wear in compressor or the clutch outer is moving on its' bearing. Mechanic's first words there? 'You need a new clutch!' Nope, go to hardware store, buy a correct thickness (.025") and OD stainless washer for thirteen cents, drill a slightly bigger hole in center and instant a/c clutch shim. Put it in and a/c now working fine and dragging noise driving me crazy is gone. THIRTEEN CENTS there.................because I knew about the washers stocked there.
07-04-2013 09:14 AM
anarchy0392 Yeah thanks B&WScrew thats the same size I got. I got them the day after I bumped it.

And AMC trust me I know I did that well before this guy posted this. I'm not lazy I just work all day then go to class at night right after work. And I didnt have any free time to do it until the day after the bump.
07-04-2013 06:24 AM
amc49 You can't possibly use stock TPS screws in metal, they are plastic self cutting screws. Find a well equipped ACE hardware store and find the bolts all day long, the places mentioned carry very little metric off the well beaten path. 5 MM. screws as well as 7 MM. can be hard to find anywhere else other than hardware store.

It kills me when people cannot even sort out correct screws, that screams 'problems ahead!'........................................if you gotta ask then questionable whether you can do the work. Or, super lazy there. One or the other. Com'on, you're saying to the world, I cannot put on my part because I don't know what screws it takes! Krikey!

I would say if one has to ask then get off your butt and go get familiar with the screws NEED it if you are going to work on cars, and even more when you start modding them. A major one of the skillsets needed there.
07-03-2013 06:28 PM
B&WScrew Don't know if you ever got the info you needed but my Focus Central 65mm TB used 4mm-.70 x10 machine screws on the TPS and 5mm-.80 on the bracket although I had to tap the TPS to use the 5mm-.80 because of the previous owner using sheet metal screws instead of the correct machine screws. I found mine at Lowes in the section where they have various screws, washers etc. in the gray drawers. Look for the one with metric machine screws.

Haven't had a chance to mount the TB yet but it's sitting in the basement waiting for some spare time.
05-27-2013 10:58 PM
JFrye Who knows, but I still recommend trying to contact CFM for the sizes.
05-27-2013 10:34 PM
anarchy0392 No the ones for cfm are WAY smaller than the factory ones even the TPS screws are smaller than factory. I don't see why they couldn't have just made it so the factory bolts work.
05-27-2013 09:49 PM
JFrye I would try contacting CFM tomorrow. Explain to them your situation, and ask them if they can tell you what size bolts you need for everything.

I wouldnt think that it would be much different from my BBK, which used all the factory bolts, but we also had to modify my factory throttle cable bracket.
05-27-2013 07:27 PM
anarchy0392 I bought it used and the guy who i bought it from wont email me back to tell me what bolts he used. Also I wend to lowes, homedepot, autozone, menards and none of them have any that even closely fit at all. So that's why I posted on here asking if anyone knew what size they were. Also the 2 screws for the tps cause the stock ones don't work at all either I cant find any screws or bolts that fit any of the 5 holes on the TB.
05-27-2013 05:38 PM
Blue5ive I would've thought bolts came with it. Guess if I order this I need to find out bolt sizes first.
05-27-2013 05:09 PM
iminhell Bring to hardware store and find out ...
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