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Re: [Shop-talk] Head Stud Install

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Head Stud Install
From: Ronnie Day <>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 07:51:01 -0500
Not a problem, at least as far as I'm concerned. Your question got me
to thinking. Some engines have threaded holes into water jackets and
you gotta seal 'em.


On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 11:21 PM, Chad on LEG <> wrote:
> Went back to Loctite's web site and found a .pdf on 271.
> Told me all I need to know and then some..
> <snip>
> "LOCTITE. 271 B is designed for the permanent locking and
> sealing of threaded fasteners. The product cures when
> confined in the absence of air between close fitting metal
> surfaces and prevents loosening and leakage from shock and
> vibration. Typical applications include the locking and sealing
> of large bolts and studs (up to M25 )."
> </snip>
> <snip>
> 7. For Sealing Applications, apply a 3600 bead of product
> to the leading threads of the male fitting, leaving the first
> thread free. Force the material into the threads to
> thouroughly fill the voids. For bigger threads and voids,
> adjust product amount accordingly and apply a 3600
> bead of product on the female threads also.
> </snip>
> Next time I'll exhaust all possible sources before posting.
> Thanks all,
> chad
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