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Old 11-11-2011, 06:17 AM
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Lol, old post but a good one. I had the same problem with my block 5 years ago(didn't use the front brace) I had the block welded last summer. I made some starter studs out of grade 8 shouldered bolts and used Nylock nuts. After I re-tapped the bolt holes to clean them out, I rebuilt the engine then "locktited" them in . This is the engine that I put in my 86 GMC last year in August when I converted my truck from a 4.3/3-speed to a 350/350. I did use a front brace and a new starter with no shims and have not had a single problem since starting it over a year ago. This truck is a daily driver.
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