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Old 12-30-2013, 10:10 AM   #19081
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Originally Posted by mitchn06 View Post
if the bolts are still in the case, why not leave them? if you are replacing them because you are worried the case threads will let go, then the bolts are not the issue, right? steel bolts vs aluminum case. bolts will win.

I believe there is some stretch to the studs once they are torqued, but I honestly don't know the correct protocol for replacing and if it matters. After dumping $1k (or whatever) in to the motor why not?
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