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ianm67

posted on 15/5/15 at 07:12 AM Reply With Quote
Zetec - thermostat housing bolts

Good morning,
Can anybody tell me the the thread size and length of these? I am trying to pu my engine back together and appear to have mislaid these.......
Thanks in advance,
IanM





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Tatey

posted on 15/5/15 at 09:12 AM Reply With Quote
I have recently replaced mine and have fitted M8 x 70. I have very tight clearance between my thermostat housing and chassis member and M8 x 70 just fits. It gives about 1.3xD engagement which is a bit on the cheeky side. So I'd recommend going for M8 x 75 if you have the clearance.
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ianm67

posted on 15/5/15 at 10:19 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Tatey
I have recently replaced mine and have fitted M8 x 70. I have very tight clearance between my thermostat housing and chassis member and M8 x 70 just fits. It gives about 1.3xD engagement which is a bit on the cheeky side. So I'd recommend going for M8 x 75 if you have the clearance.


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