Let’s talk about BMW bolts

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by lucky6600, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. photorider

    photorider Been here awhile

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    Touché! Read it too fast and misunderstood the initial post. What you are doing is not OCD. That is just attention to detail :)
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  2. photorider

    photorider Been here awhile

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    Now that would suck. Reminds me of this sticker:

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  3. SohoPhil

    SohoPhil Been here awhile

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    There's a Porsche guy on Pelican that does plating & anodizing who's out of the Boston area.
    You can find him via his user name, Shaun@Tru76 .
    Nice guy that I have met and done business with in the past.
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  4. motu

    motu Loose Pre Unit

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    I used to have an International pickup (AS110)....all the bolts were marked IH. I must check a restored one, if I can find one, I don't think IH makes their own bolts these day.
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  5. Jim Day

    Jim Day full manic mechanic

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    LOL... I have been doing this as well as of late. I've even considered sizing out all the hardware then ordering replacements in bulk.
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  6. Mugwest

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    These are my favorite folks in hardware: https://www.belmetric.com/

    They cater to German/Euro dealer and indy car shops, so most of the stuff is German-sourced and the rest is other Euro countries. Bulk injection hose clamps, brake banjo gaskets, alu fill/drain plug gaskets and just about anything threaded you can imagine, in numerous grades, finishes, and head variations.
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    Jim K in PA, Texer and Jim Day like this.
  7. Jim Day

    Jim Day full manic mechanic

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    Damn!!! (In a good way) Every time i think about doing something like in this case making a list of hardware you have already done it. Once again you just saved me a lot of work :beer
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  8. Disston

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    Correct me if I'm wrong but I too saw and appreciated Anton's list of hardware. Then I looked at the Index for his pages and couldn't find it. I eventually Bookmarked the page but unless I am using my personal computer (I use the public computer at the Library a lot) I don't think there is a way to find that page.

    So, what am I doing wrong?
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  9. Big Bamboo

    Big Bamboo Aircooled & Sunbaked Supporter

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  10. Big Bamboo

    Big Bamboo Aircooled & Sunbaked Supporter

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    Re; black bolts, are these the problematic ones (/5 flywheel bolts being sold by MaxBMW)?
    11 22 0 016 759 SCREW - M10X1 24MM
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  11. Disston

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    Got it Thanks. Somehow I was in another directory, if that makes sense.
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