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Originally Posted by preston_brown View Post
I did a bit of googling and I see A4-80 stainless steel bolts have pretty much the same characteristics as a 8.8 grade plated steel bolt. Are they more or less interchangeable or are there places you can't use the stainless ones?
Regarding strength etc... you can replace without any risk. There are two things to care about:

-Contact corrosion due the different displacement series (volt). Mainly on aluminum

-Risk of thread seizure and therefore lubing to get correct torque
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