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Old 04-29-2005, 09:00 PM   #1
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Quick ORP question

Just got a used FC ORP. I have the cat off, but it appears that the bolts are perm secured to it??? In which case I'm going to have to head to someplace and get some replacement ones...


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Old 04-29-2005, 10:48 PM   #2
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Are they just a standard bolt, or something like what was on the cat that wedges into the hole?
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I just got standard grade 8 bolts (with washer/lock washer). 1 left, but friend that has the extra extensions isn't up yet
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Finally got it on and LOVE the extra umpf of the upper end now
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If your gona be removing and replacing it soon you might make it easier on yourself going stainless nuts and bolts..... and I didn't think of it when I was using mine anti-seize 1-2 bucks at advance I use it on my spark plugs to make them easier but I bet it'd work or help on exhaust too
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There's no emissions testing here, so the cat will stay in storage until we move. One thing I did do is get 1 1/4 inch bolts. The bolt, with both washers doesn't go all the way through the nut, but almost does. I'm hoping this will help with the removal process (plus I can torque on both sides to bust it loose).

I didn't find any stainless grade 8 bolts either (autozone/advanced autoparts were black, lowes were a gold color).
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Use the anti-seize, it'll help when the time comes to remove them. Definitely always use it on spark plugs or one day you'll be fixing galled threads in your head.
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