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Can you re-use bolts for engine and transmission mounts

Daks

Autocross Champion
Location
Toronto
Car(s)
GTI PP
Can you, or do you need new ones?
 

Mk7tsi3door

Go Kart Newbie
Location
Nova Scotia
I’ve been told they are supposed to be replaced but for stretch bolts if they are spec’d 90deg turn after torquing it’s ok to reuse but if it’s 180deg then replace it
 

Visceral

Go Kart Newbie
Location
Northbrook, IL
Is it really worth the risk? How much are the bolts?
 

95b14

Ready to race!
Location
845 NY
I would only reuse the bolts in a situation where I had to put the car back together to get to work the next day and I wasn’t able to obtain new bolts that day.

On a different car, it only took 1 bolt to loosen for the mount to fail. It’s all fun and games until you back out of a parking spot and your shifter is in the passenger seat in a sketchy part of town.
 

uberdot

Autocross Champion
Location
🇺🇸
Car(s)
17 S 6MT
Reuse em like condoms bruh
 

Daks

Autocross Champion
Location
Toronto
Car(s)
GTI PP

odessa.filez

Autocross Newbie
Location
Roswell, GA
Car(s)
2016 GSW 1.8tsi auto
I would probably replace. If not during the repair, then as soon as I can get my hands on them.

I've reused suspension hardware but the consequences from problems are usually small.
 
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