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Re: SS EM Studs

Not to rain on anyones parade here but anybody thought about the wisdom of
putting on a ss stud that is stronger into an aluminum head.  Instead of a
broken stud you may have a stripped head hole.  I'll take the broken stud
any day of the week.

Let the 2 week technical discussion begin.
Pat Martin
86 4000csq turbo, 2 1/2 cat back, H&R-Boge, MC and loving it.  Drilled and
stopping it. Koenig Cobra 16x7 with Yokohama Avs intermediates turning it,
K&N and uh..
84 4000sq  AKA: The beater.
95 subaru legacy
Bothell, Wa

> >For Huw and others out there who like stainless steel hardware, and
> >the normal breakage of Audi/VW EM Studs, Autotech is now offering
> >steel exhaust manifold studs.  Price on their website was $36.95 for a
> >of 10.
> Exxxxxcellent...This should come in handy with all of the studs I just
> bought from Rod @ TPC...Damnit, I should have waited.  Oh well, they can
> backups...What IS the appropriate way to go about protecting the EM while
> having it look good?  "Jet Hot"?
> There never seemed to be a consensus on this...
> Brendan