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#3228680 - 12/26/13 08:47 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: yonyon]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
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Loc: NE Indiana
Originally Posted By: yonyon
Originally Posted By: FXjohn

why not just use the right bolt so the pattern doesn't look like a kinder gardener did it?


I'm so glad I don't know what color gr8gatzby's truck is because if I did I'd end up having nightmares about hordes of small children crawling around under his truck.


so far no one has demonstrated he's saved any money over the 8.22

Ace hardware does have a few bolts. I would check there if nothing close get the ford bolts.


Edited by FXjohn (12/26/13 08:50 PM)

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#3228684 - 12/26/13 08:48 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: FXjohn]
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Originally Posted By: FXjohn
why not just use the right bolt so the pattern doesn't look like a kinder gardener did it?


What's different about the Dorman bolt? The color?

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#3228687 - 12/26/13 08:51 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: Merkava_4]
FXjohn Offline


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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Originally Posted By: FXjohn
why not just use the right bolt so the pattern doesn't look like a kinder gardener did it?


What's different about the Dorman bolt? The color?


could be a lot of things when you're talking OEM.

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#3228690 - 12/26/13 08:52 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: FXjohn]
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Originally Posted By: FXjohn
could be a lot of things when you're talking OEM.


Well he said "trans pan bolt" and most trans pan bolts are flange head.

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#3228691 - 12/26/13 08:54 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: FXjohn]
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Originally Posted By: FXjohn

so far no one has demonstrated he's saved any money over the 8.22


This is true, but there is almost certainly an equivalent bolt available for less than $8. It won't look as nice, but it's available for less and it's no in a place one would see every day.

Even buying the 10 bolts for a little more money means that the next 9 bolts are pretty much free. M8x1.25 is a pretty common size. If nothing else, they'll take of a lot of brake rotors and being 10.9's they can be used more than once.

I'd go with the Ford bolt myself.


Edited by yonyon (12/26/13 08:57 PM)

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#3228695 - 12/26/13 08:56 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: yonyon]
FXjohn Offline


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Originally Posted By: yonyon


I'd go with the Ford bolt myself.


might just as well

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#3228696 - 12/26/13 08:57 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: Merkava_4]
FXjohn Offline


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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Originally Posted By: FXjohn
could be a lot of things when you're talking OEM.


Well he said "trans pan bolt" and most trans pan bolts are flange head.


could be tapered hex, trapped washer, plated, stainless, etc. you can tell the difference.

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#3228707 - 12/26/13 09:14 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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I generally get my stuff at Fastenal. I have one about a mile from me.
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#3228709 - 12/26/13 09:17 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: ls1mike]
FXjohn Offline


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Originally Posted By: ls1mike
I generally get my stuff at Fastenal. I have one about a mile from me.


that's nice, what do they charge for those two bolts.

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#3228717 - 12/26/13 09:26 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: FXjohn]
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Originally Posted By: FXjohn
could be tapered hex, trapped washer, plated, stainless, etc. you can tell the difference.


Well it would be nice if Ford put a picture next to the part number but they don't - they don't even tell you the size.

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#3228727 - 12/26/13 09:34 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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don't lose stuff.

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#3228738 - 12/26/13 09:42 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: FXjohn]
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I got two Dorman flange bolts for my Buick that were identical to the OEM bolts except for the color -- the OEM bolts are silver and the Dormans are gold.

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#3228778 - 12/26/13 11:01 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: Merkava_4]
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Originally Posted By: FXjohn
could be tapered hex, trapped washer, plated, stainless, etc. you can tell the difference.


Well it would be nice if Ford put a picture next to the part number but they don't - they don't even tell you the size.


Trust me is isn't any easier on the other side of the counter. So many times I have printed out a picture and said to the customer "does the bolt look like that smudge or the little dot."

Hardware is the most difficult part of the cataloging, what hurts is most are sold in packs of 6-8-10 so the customer that only needs one has to buy 8 because I am not getting stuck with the other 7 to babysit for years and waste the owners money.
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#3228781 - 12/26/13 11:06 PM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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Use one from a hardware store until you can get the exact match next time you are at a U-pull-it junkyard.

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#3228862 - 12/27/13 03:18 AM Re: I need a single bolt. How hard can it be? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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I don't see 1mm making any difference. Use the Dorman bolt.
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