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Old 03-22-2004, 02:48   #1 (permalink)
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studs or bolts

You guys running stroker etc....are you running head studs or bolts?
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Studs mate..... All the way!!!
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svo..what head gaskets are you running?
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Studs and Cometic gasgets..Best by far even better than O ringed copper gasgets, wel less hassles with sealing, they have varying thickness up to .080...www.serco.com.au

They make them for Fords as well...
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Are you able to put the heads on whilst the block is still in the car when you are using studs??
Svo.....if you could find out what gaskets you are using that would be handy.
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Are you able to put the heads on whilst the block is still in the car when you are using studs??
Svo.....if you could find out what gaskets you are using that would be handy.
Should you be unable to remove the heads, you can unscrew the studs and remove them seperately. Usually just removing the top row will do it.

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Next week i will find out............Racer do you run studs or bolts?and what head gaskets are you using?
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Should you be unable to remove the heads, you can unscrew the studs and remove them seperately. Usually just removing the top row will do it.

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What was wrong? Have you had the heads pressure tested?
Umm try it with an XP , got's ta remove all studs (damn strut supports)
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The 302 (Cortina) used 1/2 ARP studs torqued to 110/100ft/lbs, Felpro 1011-1
The 347 uses 7/16 ARP bolts torqued 80/70ft/lbs, Felpro 8548-PT2
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