[Vwdiesel] Re: New member-block question and aviation
gbangs at cfl.rr.com
Thu Aug 12 14:43:08 EDT 2004
If you insist on keeping this block, you may be better served by using
11mm RaceWare head studs vs 12mm factory head bolts.
On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 13:39, H.Hagar wrote:
> Justin : IMHO your question was legitimate . I have done a lot of going to bigger
> studs and bolts in my life.
> The snake in the woodpile here is that the VW diesel is a highly stressed light duty HIGH speed diesel.
> There is next to NO extra meat anywhere. I go with performance ---if it works
> that is what counts. I would go for stronger and longer bolts. There is lots of thread in
> block that is not used. I use aircraft "High Strength" bolts in critical places.
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