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This was found on the driveway.  It is from a  996 and is about 70mm long (hex head) and takes a 3mm allen wrench.  Any ideas?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

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This may be silly but, what was the condition of the bolt?  Was there oil on it, brake dust, tranny fluid.  If there is a lack of such, maybe part of suspension on front end?

 

edit: last thought (it actually looks like a case bolt from a motorbike to me) ... the color.  Aren't most bolt on the engine a silver tone?  So where are black bolts found?

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It almost looks like a bolt from the cam solenoid for the VarioCam.

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Cam solenoid bolt is a 94mm. Could it be from the back of the power steering pump?

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Condition: no dust, oil or dirt. The head is painted gloss black ~1/4 of the way from the top and is in perfect condition. 

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kbrandsma...is the car a tip? If so, any work done on the tranny?

joe...the bolt shown now for that application is threaded halfway. OP has one with only first quarter threaded, but...

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Reminds me of a neighbor I had as a kid, he was always yelling at us and we kinda hated the guy,,

He would work on a Old Jaguar in his driveway,, when he went in the house we'd toss a bolt or nut under the car..

 

Yep we were kinda evil brats back then.. 😄

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