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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 18th, 08, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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Screw In Studs

Quick question for the engine guru's

What is the correct torque specs for 3/8 screw in studs on cast heads. ???

I could not find this in the archives,

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 18th, 08, 04:58 PM
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Re: Screw In Studs

Joe,
If you are talking about the "normal" performance type screw in studs, which have a 7/16 thread into the head, I usually torque them to 65 lb ft.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 18th, 08, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Screw In Studs

Thanks,,

Mine are already installed by the machine shop but I have to loosen them to adjust the guide plates for proper alignment..

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Re: Screw In Studs

I put indian head on the and get them 'gutten tite'. I would bet thats close to 55-65lbs tho...

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Re: Screw In Studs

I think `gutten tite' is 57.825lbs.I call that close enough.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 19th, 08, 07:13 PM
 
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Re: Screw In Studs

Is that like a "schosh" tighter than stock???

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