<VV> Flywheel bolts

Dennis PLEAU ddpleau at msn.com
Wed Dec 12 09:42:05 EST 2007

I've been told GM picked a bolt size that wasn't readily available, so people didn't put the wrong bolt in there.  Probably not a place you want a grade 3 bolt.

> From: robynwood at thelearningpark.com> To: VirtualVairs at corvair.org> Subject: RE: <VV> Flywheel bolts> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 22:25:25 -0800> CC: > > Well the consensus is to dress any rough edges, flatten out a socket end,> and reinstall. Sounds like a good plan, I will let you know how it turns> out this upcoming weekend. BTW, did a lot of searching the local> nut/bolt/fastener companies and all of them turned up as "not carried", a> couple of them could make some for me (in 100 unit qty's), and even the big> GM parts house here said they could order them in for about $6 each. Just> seemed like a weird thing, that a bolt used on a '60 eras car could not be> found on the shelf.> > Guess I will be careful with the next can of rusty bolts I come across.....> > > Thanks for the assistance, > Updates to follow...> > Robyn Wood, > '63 Spyder Vert (almost ready for the road)> '62 Rampside> > Ps, Hank, I talked to Deck Dept. and they suggested just reordering the> whole item. You wouldn't happen to have a National Stock Number for a '63> turbo drive train would you? I'm sure there is one sitting on a supply> shelf somewhere in Kansas.. :) > 
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