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    Just recieved my front bumper today and i want to upgrade on the hardware....what grade should i use?
    87' XJ "Gnarly"


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    Can't go wrong with Grade 8 Bolts nuts and washer. That is what is holding on my bumper winch and hooks. They have been there for the past 6 years and has seen plenty of rough service.

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    • #3
      Grade 8, like the man said.
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      • #4
        Um... not a hi-jack... again.

        I always seem to have a question on top of somone else's question.

        Aren't hex bolts (the ones you need an allen wrench to use) grade 8 by default? My father once told me this, but he's a lil loony sometimes.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by clarksinca
          I always seem to have a question on top of somone else's question.

          Aren't hex bolts (the ones you need an allen wrench to use) grade 8 by default? My father once told me this, but he's a lil loony sometimes.
          Not necessarily.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Old Fart
            Not necessarily.
            yup.... they are normally harder than a standard bolt, the standard is Class 8.8 wich would be about a grade 3ish... sounds like grade 8 but isn't!! Up to class 12.9 that's around a grade 8.

            As for bumpers and most fastners on my Jeep, everytime I have needed to replace a bolt i just bought a grade 8 replacement, gotta love that finish
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            • #7
              Originally posted by Nate
              Just recieved my front bumper today and i want to upgrade on the hardware....what grade should i use?
              More than you could ever want to know about fasteners.

              Bill Ansell's dissertation on nuts and bolts (pirate4x4.com)
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