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Re: 1500 Bottom End Rebuild

To: MG <mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: 1500 Bottom End Rebuild
From: Adrian Jones <>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 09:14:07 -0400

The bolts that came out are black and approx 3/8" diameter.  They have a
shoulder about 1/4" down from the head before the threads start.  Do you
still think a nuts and bolts place has them?  The last time I went local
for something for my "MG" the guy thought I was talking about "Mitsubishi=

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>Torque would be a function of bolt diameter.  Use "grade 8"  only. They'=
black , and have very high tensile strength.
Get them from local nut & bolt house.  Cheaper AND better than what Moss
sells. =

I believe it's  45-50 ft/lb for 3/8"  30-35 for 5/16" and 20-25 for 1/4" =
Just going for memory. Check in your workshop manual.<

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