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Old 12-05-2008, 08:21 PM
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Default Re: Broken Intake stud

Originally Posted by ibcnya View Post
Read your post and have been trying that without heat for hours, with Loctite on those threads its not gonna back out. im gonna have to drill it with a small bit, follow up with a bigger, on so on until it decides to break loose. I dont wanna destroy the threads in the engine though.

Anyone ever just use bolts instead of the stud/nut combo? I think as long as I use loctite they shouldnt back out at all.
bolts will work.
studs are prefered in alluminum though due to the possibility of stripping when loosening or tightening
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