[Vwdiesel] Re: New member-block question and aviation

gary 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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