Category Archives: hardware

Nuts & Bolts: replated

A few weeks ago I brought my mounting hardware to a plating company, this is a company where they for instance re-chrome or zinc plate your metal parts. Toyota originally used a yellow zinc plate on their nuts and bolts, something iconic, since most of the car manufacturers use a more blue/neutral colored zinc finish for their hardware. Yellow zinc is a bit stronger than the standard zinc type. Continue reading

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