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08 Diff cover bolts

As part of my 60k maintenance, I am getting ready to do an overhaul on my fluids. I already bought my 08 differential cover and now realize that I need some longer bolts... Any idea what the length of those bolts are? Or, better yet, what the part number is for them? I can't find them in the parts lookup... Thanks!

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you dont have to get them from ford , i just took my old ones out , went to the local hardware store and found the correct length i needed out of the bulk bolt section

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YOUR STOCK ONES WILL WORK THEY ARE PLENTY LONG.

IF CAPS ARE ON IM AT WORK I CANT TAKE THEM OFF
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you dont have to get them from ford , i just took my old ones out , went to the local hardware store and found the correct length i needed out of the bulk bolt section
That's kind of what I was thinking, Scott. Appreciate it!

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4" MBRP Exhaust
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YOUR STOCK ONES WILL WORK THEY ARE PLENTY LONG.
my stock ones wouldnt work

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YOUR STOCK ONES WILL WORK THEY ARE PLENTY LONG.
Have you actually installed an 08 aluminum cover? The original bolts are 3/8" too short. You can't even get a thread started with them. The bolts are 1/4" x 1-1/8" to 1-1/4". I used stainless steel socket head cap screws. They weren't cheap but added a slight bling factor to the install and insured no rust when it's time to change that oil again.
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Thanks, Matt. Did you get them from a hardware store or where did you get them?

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4" MBRP Exhaust
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BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
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BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

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Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
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Just about any hardware store with specialty bins will have them Shawn. I tried Home Depot first because they were the closest thing to me but they don't carry them. I actually even had trouble getting the right length at the hardware store. They only had like 4 of the 1-1/8" bolts. The rest I bought were 1-1/4 and 1-1/2" that I trimmed a little to fit.

It may even be easiest just to order them from McMaster-Carr, Grainger or somebody like that. My problem was I waited until I needed them to look them up.
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Have you actually installed an 08 aluminum cover? The original bolts are 3/8" too short. You can't even get a thread started with them. The bolts are 1/4" x 1-1/8" to 1-1/4". I used stainless steel socket head cap screws. They weren't cheap but added a slight bling factor to the install and insured no rust when it's time to change that oil again.
yes and the stock ones worked for me

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how much is the 08 diff cover?

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