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    Strut camber bolts

    So I had a wheel that was clearly way off on camber from before I got the car. I figured I should be able to get it at least closer than it was. The freaking bolts were froze to the knuckle BAD. I used everything I could think of to break them lose. Even a 3lb sledge wouldn't move the bastards. I ended up drilling them out.
    The reason I made this post though is because of the replacement bolt I was given. The stock upper strut bolt has a camed washer welded to it to make the camber adjustment. NAPA gave me a bolt that had basically a cam lobe on it that goes in the bolt hole. It is shit compared to the factory bolt IMO. Anyone else run int this ?

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    Buy a new OEM one if you're not happy with the NAPA one. A lot of people run that style cammed bolt with no issues though.
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    Yeah I have the napa one in it now and dont like it. I will go OEM.

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    I wonder if every aftermarket store sells that kind of bolt. I'd imagine they stock a generic replacement, so we get stuck with something that might not even support the weight of our piggies, lol.

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    LOL. Yeah its not nearly as strong as the OEM bolt.

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    Get an OEM. Seriously. Nice new bolts are, well, nice.

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