[Healeys] Torquing Studs.2
richard.ewald at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 08:58:26 MST 2013
If you are worried about finger tight not being tight enough, install the
studs finger tight with both the studs and the holes clean and dry. Then
apply a drop of green loctite (after lock). It will wick down the threads
and lock the stud into place.
They won't come loose by accident.
On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Wilko2 <e-wilkins at cox.net> wrote:
> That may be ok for some, but in my experience, if the studs aren't tight
> enough, they'll come out with the nuts and that can be real a pain the ass
> some applications like the manifold studs or other location that only has
> enough room to remove the nuts. Sure the main caps will be fine for
> but it's much easier to put on the caps with the studs in place AND it may
> be best to try use that stud as a "screw" when trying to re assemble.
> Short version: finger tight is usually not enough torque.
> On Nov 6, 2013, at 4:54 PM, Mike Tobin wrote:
> > Just received and opened the box for the main cap bolt studs and nuts and
> > the instructions from the manufacturer (ARP) say to put the studs in
> > Tight Only" - in bold yet. This is at odds with what the BMC manual
> > but inline with my intuition.
> > Mike Tobin
> > Pepperell, MA
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