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      02-14-2013, 12:54 PM   #154
apecush
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Superfly_M3 View Post
So as far as I know, all stop tech kits have allen bolts. AP and Racing Brakes also have allen bolts. Yet only a couple of people have seen corrosion. Why?
chemistry.

If you use a cleaning solution that strips the plating of the bolts, the bare steel underneath will rust. I'll go out on a limb here and say that everybody does not use the same solution to clean their wheels/brakes, and different brake manufacturers use different plating types on their bolts.