[Healeys] Sealing Head Studs
springer.mike51 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 17:36:42 MDT 2021
Just as a matter of habit, I usually put a small coat of Gask-a-cinch on
the head stud threads before screwing into the block.
1969 MGB GT
1960 Austin Healey Sprite
56 Austin Healey BN2 LeMans
On Thu, Oct 14, 2021, 4:08 PM Mark Fawcett via Healeys <
healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
> I don't recall any of the studs needing to be sealed to prevent coolant
> escaping. If you have coolant seeping out, I think I would look at the head
> Mark Fawcett
> 59 BT7
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 2:37 PM m.g.sharp--- via Healeys <
> healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
>> Has anyone out there had issues with coolant coming up the head studs? I
>> have heard that some stud holes in the block are blind, but some intercept
>> coolant channels and that the head studs that go in these holes need to be
>> sealed. Does anyone know which holes are blind and which are not?
>> Thanks for any insights.
>> ’59 BT7
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