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Old 09-15-2008, 09:46 AM
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Default Re: So let me get this straight.

Sorry, my writing skills go down the tubes when I get aggravated. I was referring to another thread about an intake stud that stripped which gave me the idea for using JB weld. My problem is that the threads in the block appear to have stripped for one of the studs for the head. I should have known something was not right when the stud came out instead of the nut. Closer inspection has shown me that the nut is frozen to the stud. Probably cross threaded. Anyway there do appear to be some threads left in that I can turn the stud in but it wont take torque. So I am going to try the hillbilly fix and JB weld it in place. Do you think 8 ft/lbs will be adequate to hold the head? I'm nervous about torquing anything on this engine now.
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