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Im replacing the carrier bolts and accidently ordered 4x sets for the rears. They have a hex indentation in the middle, so removal and insertion will require a key which I have. The fronts do not and offer a nut wrench to remove and insert.

They look exactly the same, my question is can I use the rear carrier bolts for the front? Same thread and tensile strength?


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They will not fit. Fronts are M12 x 1.5 x 35, rears are M10 x 1.25 x 30. Fronts are longer and have a bigger thread pitch.
Oh right of course. I'll return those then. Thanks for clearing that up. I suppose the fronts are harder to wear as they are nuts as with the rears different story I remember my friend struggling to get them off. Any advice for preservation? Maybe putting grease or brake grease on them to prevent weathering?
 

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I suppose it's time. I'll put some brake grease the head and inside the keyhole to preserve them anyhows. Thanks guys.

Got them from VAG bolts. Expensive came upto 60 for I need to replace lol even got pinch bolts for the shocks.. carrier bolts.. etc just so I don't have future issues when swapping things out. :)
 
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