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Old 07-01-2012, 10:55 PM   #1
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infamous stripped t-55 cam bolt

just like the title says ,im more function than fashion so 40$ on 2 bolts is idk kind of stupid, my question is does any one know the grade and pitch for the bolts im just gonna put some together?


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just weld them on... they won't get loose on you that way.

I don't know what they are though, sorry.
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40 bucks for a torx bit??
i got mine for 6 bucks at autozone.. I needed it to swap my seat and it happened to be the same size for cam gears.
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7.99 for a whole torx kit at harbor freight.
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no no no 40 for the massive speed system bolts or arp , im pretty sure they are grade 8 but i need to know the thread size and pitch ?
should been a lil bit clearer
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IIRC, M12x1.25.
But don't quote me on that. Best bet is to bring one to the hardware store with ya for reference.
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thats what i decided to do ,but what kind of washer should i use anything special?
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thats what i decided to do ,but what kind of washer should i use anything special?

On my adj. gears I'm just using a hardened flat washer. Has worked fine for quite awhile.
But IIRC the stock gears/bolts have a slight indent. Which means the washer won't sit flush. Which makes the ARP's worth the money being they do have a slight angle on the backside (as do the stock bolts).

I took a chance and it worked. I don't recommend others doing the same unless they are prepared for the consequences of what will happen if a cam gear slips ... buh-bye valves/pistons.
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so a hardened chamfered washer?
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