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      11-02-2011, 04:02 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by aussie2u View Post
Completely stock with 13k miles. He says the probable culprit is the traction control under full power. He feels that the time between the tires wanting to spin and the brakes clamping creates enormous torque that is absorbed by these bolts. Either that or they were improperly torqued from the factory.
Interesting. It's like the E46 subframe problem all over again; they beefed by the subframe and now all the stress is being transferred to the bolt. I think the theories he suggests are quite reasonable. All the more reason to use MDM! Thanks for the info.
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