It's my personal preference to get new hardware, especially if it is relatively cheap. I don't think these two bolts are torque-to-yield, but suspension fasteners generally take a beating and I always prefer to replace them when doing a job.
Originally Posted by Platano20
Hey guys. I am in the same process so I was wondering why you recommend getting new "front strut pinch bolts" and "rear shock lower mounting bolts". Just wondering what the reason is as its not the first time I have read this recommendation.
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Last edited by LeMansteve; 11-06-2012 at 02:23 PM.