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Old 10-11-2001, 10:29 AM   #1
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Default Torque specs on rocker arm studs

Anybody know off the top of their head what the torque spec is for the rocker arm studs on the LT1. I'm putting 1.6 RR with 7/16 studs, but I can't find anywhere what to torque them to and I want to be carefull with these aluminum heads.

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Old 10-11-2001, 10:35 AM   #2
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i torque mine to 65ftlbs.
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Old 10-11-2001, 10:39 AM   #3
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Thanks

Oh one other thing, do you use anti-sieze?
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Old 10-11-2001, 10:44 AM   #4
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My L98 heads had steel inserts in the rocker stud holes so anti-sieze wasn't required.
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Old 10-11-2001, 01:28 PM   #5
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i actually used red locktite. I was getting tired of them loosening up when i adjusted the valves.
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Old 10-11-2001, 08:24 PM   #6
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The spec for the rocker studs is 50 ft lbs. I use sealer on the threads.
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Old 10-12-2001, 01:20 AM   #7
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50 lbs/ft is it, and I second the motion on the Teflon sealer.

BTW, I posted this question on another thread: What other white sealer might work? I have seen *many* different white Teflon sealants at Home Depot, Lowes etc..
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Old 10-12-2001, 08:01 PM   #8
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i guess the AFRs are differnt than the stock heads. No sealer needed on the AFRs
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