Source for exhaust manifold studs
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Tue Aug 6 15:39:27 EDT 2002
I was going to reply earlier. I "THOUGHT" that
stainless was weaker as well as more brittle=more
broken studs. If I was doing it from scratch on a car
I was going to keep, I'd drill out an Helicoil all the
holes, Loctite blue in all new factory studs and use
new washers and nuts with some Anti-Seize. Torqued to
proper specs. of course.
--- John Larson <j.d.larson at verizon.net> wrote:
> Given the propensity of these studs to break, rust
> is something I'd put up
> with. A little anti-seize on installation should
> cover this. John
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Green" <jeg1976 at yahoo.com>
> To: "John Larson" <j.d.larson at verizon.net>;
> <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 11:15 AM
> Subject: Re: Source for exhaust manifold studs
> > --- John Larson <j.d.larson at verizon.net> wrote:
> > > > > I'm running the Stainless Autotech studs. I
> > > > really
> > > > > like them so far.
> > >
> > > Stainless is FAR more apt to break off then the
> > > conventional steel material.
> > > It tends to be more brittle. The list has been
> > > through this before. John
> > Well aware of that, I did it strictly for rust
> > protection, which should make them easier to get
> > Haven't had to touch them yet.
> > =====
> > Jim Green
> > '89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5
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