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Old 12-17-2016, 01:19 AM
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Originally Posted by bmw540san View Post
I know there are Yays and Nays but I went to Ace and got proper 10.8 grade bolts along with nuts and washers for around $25 IIRC.
Probably class 10.9. The 0.9 vs. 0.8 means the yield stress is that amount (90% vs. 80%) of the ultimate tensile stress. So it's not just a little different. I'm sure 10.9 is what you got, since that is the higher strength standard. (8.8 is lower, 12.9 is higher still)
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