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Old 13th-July-2007, 08:18 PM   #1

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75-79 subframe bolts

I called the local GM dealership for replacement subframe bolts - sadly, they have been discontinued, and the replacements sold on eBay for a 76-81 Camaro are short (75-79 subframe bolts are 4.25" long). I recently replaced my subframe bushings with a set of Energy Suspension 3.4129s and only 2 of my subframe bolts are salvagable (they were not rusted out since they were salvaged from another X-car years ago).

I wouldn't trust Dorman fasteners - especially Chinese steel.
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Why not use grade 8 bolts?bm

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chevell,nova,maro,monty carlow,fairmount,apllo there all the same bolts
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I have been using grade 5 bolts in sub frames for many years with no problems. I get them from a local fastener store here in town for about 2 bucks each. Not cheap but they work for me. RM
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