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Ride_on
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rare bolts

Post by Ride_on » 07 Feb 2015 02:24 pm

We all know the unobtanium brake carrier bolts, and the unusual M7 for the disk protector, but I recent found an M5x0.8 pozi screw.

Smarty pants points for anyone who knows where it goes.

Any other submissions for unusual bolts/screws
1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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Re: rare bolts

Post by Logan360 » 07 Feb 2015 11:58 pm

Give us a clue, interior, exterior or drive/running gear? Also, is it usef throught the 300s or say vario specific?
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Re: rare bolts

Post by volvodspec » 08 Feb 2015 10:11 am

0,8 is standard thread for a M5 bolt/screw
M5 screw is used for holding the indicator and wiper stalks to the steering collumn, but I thought all of them were Philips head

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Re: rare bolts

Post by Ride_on » 08 Feb 2015 01:10 pm

Ah interesting, my ones are in the engine bay and so horrible, one location uses the same length as the indicator stalks so I've been able to swap these over for the nice uncorroded hidden interior ones.

I found 2 types in the engine bay, neither very critical, so I was planning to use new stainless. All the M5 I can see are pozi not Philips, including the stalks.

The M5 seems unusual in that there is 0.8 and 0.9 pitch option, a recepie for thread damage. 0.8 seems to be the standard one.
1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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Re: rare bolts

Post by Chris_C » 09 Feb 2015 06:07 pm

I have a die for 0.8 and 0.9 in my tap and die set (it caused me confusion last week, headlamp adjusters and head lamp pop up covers are both M5 x 0.8 on the MX5). The only reference I could find for M5 x 0.9 was on 1970s French pushbikes, so interested if you've found a real life use elsewhere.

As Anjo says, M5 x 0.8 is standard, M5 x 0.5 is first choice fine.
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Re: rare bolts

Post by Ride_on » 10 Feb 2015 08:36 pm

Haven't found M5 x 0.9, but surprised seeing the option in the taps I borrowed.

The M5 x 0.8 are on the brake master shield and the accelerator cable entry point.
1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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