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Old 12-15-2012, 11:59 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DEpointfive0 View Post
From a metallurgy standpoint, stud replacement should be less safe. Since the studs are longer, it gives more way for the studs to bed and flex. That's just from my standpoint...
This I agree with. Plus, you are dealing with an additional mating surface which will require more clamping force from the longer stud.

A properly designed and torqued bolt on unit is very reliable.
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