[T3] Upper rear shock bolt

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Sun May 16 06:47:45 PDT 2021

>From the parts book:

311 513 471		Bolt, hex head, M12 x 1.5 x 50

It looks like this same bolt was used for the upper rear shock mounts for all 
cars, including IRS, except for a few very early cars. The bolt in your photo 
certainly has a very short thread; I'm guessing that's a lower bolt.

I may be able to come up with something correct. Do you need 2?

On 15 May 2021 at 20:34, Max Welton wrote:

> This seems to be my day for shock issues
> This bolt is supposed to be correct for the upper rear shock. 65mm
> But it runs out of thread way too soon. Clearly it's the wrong bolt.
> What is the right bolt?
> The subframe is from my old 68 if it matters
> https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2178042.jpg
> https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2178041.jpg
> Max
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Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
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