Take the head off, bring it to a machine shop with an EDM eroder, and let them do the studs. That way, even if they break, they can get them out safely.
The head gasket job isn't bad at all compared to the studs.
posted by 24.22.62...
Posts in this Thread:
- manifold bolts, why not stainless?, DanaH, Mon, 9 Apr 2012 08:27:15
- Re: manifold bolts, why not stainless?, T. Christopher, Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:16:10
- Re: manifold bolts, why not stainless?, John G, Tue, 10 Apr 2012 21:39:44
- I hear ya. Not a fun job. Or cheap., Noel , Tue, 10 Apr 2012 06:08:31
- Re: I don't dare touch the studs now........., DanaH, Mon, 9 Apr 2012 14:49:09
- Re: manifold bolts,?, dref, Mon, 9 Apr 2012 10:23:08
- no, because they're weaker. nm, Simon S, Mon, 9 Apr 2012 08:58:25
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