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Post  bigjohn2007 on March 14th 2012, 6:03 pm

Got my new cover from Lem but no bolts to put it on don't know why i didn't tell him i needed bolts so what size and length do i need.can I get from hardware store do i need call Lem again.thanks
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Post  Barney on March 14th 2012, 6:12 pm

bigjohn2007 wrote:Got my new cover from Lem but no bolts to put it on don't know why i didn't tell him i needed bolts so what size and length do i need.can I get from hardware store do i need call Lem again.thanks
I would call Lem again. I wouldn't use hardware store bolts.
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Post  richter69 on March 14th 2012, 6:36 pm

I used hardware store bolts, just dont use the cheap grade 5 crap.
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Post  bigjohn2007 on March 14th 2012, 6:50 pm

richter69 wrote:I used hardware store bolts, just dont use the cheap grade 5 crap.
what size/length course/fine?
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Post  richter69 on March 14th 2012, 6:59 pm

The ones that fit lol. All mne where coarse, I just measured everthing and bought accordingly, seems i had to "modify" a few of um to get what I needed.
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Post  Lem Evans on March 14th 2012, 7:22 pm

bigjohn2007 wrote:
richter69 wrote:I used hardware store bolts, just dont use the cheap grade 5 crap.
what size/length course/fine?

5/16" course......grade 8 or 5 will work fine...8 is better.

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Post  cletus66 on March 14th 2012, 7:27 pm

If I remember correctly, the wrong length in the wrong place will do big damage. Shocked

Or is that the water pump?
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Post  bigjohn2007 on March 14th 2012, 7:51 pm

Lem Evans wrote:
bigjohn2007 wrote:
richter69 wrote:I used hardware store bolts, just dont use the cheap grade 5 crap.
what size/length course/fine?

5/16" course......grade 8 or 5 will work fine...8 is better.
Thanks Lem
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