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    That's exactly what you need to do Dave. Loctite them, and use jam nuts to be able to also torque them into the threaded holes. You should be good to go then.
    And I agree with Steve. Those don't show signs of being machined surfaces for the nut to lock down to.
    Vall

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    Quote Originally Posted by dsb View Post
    The whole lower end was gone through just before I moved. I got the heads separately. My engine guy looked at them and pronounced them good. Only because the screw in studs were out at the time. The heads came off a running corvette. I am surprised they do not have a way to torque them down. Maybe I will set up a jam nut type situation and torque them.
    is that a 350 block?
    Mario





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    Mario. Yes it is. Early to mid 70s. Bored .040 over.
    Dave

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