[Vwdiesel] Head studs

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sat Dec 28 08:49:54 EST 2002

The Lecrones wrote:
> I recieved my head studs from ARP. They look very good and are 190,000 psi.
> The washers are ground, the nuts look nice and the threads feel very
> smooth.They will make a stud kit up with the 12mm dia. up far enough to
> catch the head gasket.I feel that this might help keep the gasket centered
> better and they are a little shorter. They will make these for  $14.82 each
> if we buy 5 sets and $9.03 if 10 sets are bought.The ones I bought are
> undercut down to the 12mm threads and about 1/4" longer which is not a
> problem. They were $228.05 with shipping for two sets.
> They say to torque the nuts to 80 ft. lbs with arp moly lube. What is the
> torque on the raceware studs with there assembly lube?

50 ft.lbs. with 30W engine oil for lube.

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