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Re: ARP head fasteners...


>On a few occassions on the q-list in about the last year or
>so I've read about replacing bolts when refitting the cylinder head.
>Something to do with the old bolts stretching and maybe being good
>for one session of re-use. Also, if my memory serves me correctly
>there was some mention of using some type of stronger head bolt.
>Something about racing bolts or bolts made by ARP. Can anyone give
>me a hint on this? What bolts to get? The advantages and
>disadvantages? Where to find them online or who is a good source
>for aftermarket head bolts that do the job? Reason is that the
>head on the MC motor will be coming off to get valves and guides
>done and get ported and cleaned and I might as well find some good
>head bolts so long 'cos I know Audi/VW are going to ask a fortune
>for them.