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Stainless or Zinc Plated Bolts?

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#1 jfox8



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 02:50 PM

I am in the process of doing a full restoration with my 280Z, and need help deciding on fasteners. I bought the stainless steel bolt kit from Zcardepot, but I am not sure this is the route to go. Anyone used the stainless bolts? Any issues with the kit? I am on the fence with just going with zinc hardware due to the added strength.


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Posted 24 July 2016 - 03:11 PM

I wouldn't use the SS bolts as crucial fasteners where proper torquing and strength is needed but most of the body bolts would be fine I would think.

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Posted 24 July 2016 - 04:32 PM

Zinc plated bolts.

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