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Old 03-11-20, 11:32 AM
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AnkleWork
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The spacer causes bending loads in the bolt. The bolt has much less fatigue resistance that way. Find a way to mount the rack stay flush with the frame. That will keep the bolt loaded mostly in shear.

And the corrosive environment doesn't help. Maybe also switch to stainless steel bolts.

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