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Old 08-24-2008, 06:11 PM
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head studs and sealer qs

hey guys, just wondering what do you guys use to seal the threads in your head bolts/studs, and also do you screw the studs right in at first or better to wind them down with the nut ,,,have heard a few different ways ,,,just after the rigt way ,,,,,cheers chris

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I use verry little saler if needed on a stud or bolt I use liquid teflon it has worked for me going on 20+ years now. On tighning the studs I run them down by hand with a speed handle and a stud installer then tighten them 30 inch pounds to make sure they are seated in the block. ARP says hand tight but that is just a little more than hand tight and again I have never had a problem.
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