466 head stud stripped August 01, 2020 01:59PM
I have a 466 was goin to torque the head today. Went to
Torque one stud and it gave. Stripped the thread in the block.
Anybody ever done this? Best fix to drill and retap?

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 01, 2020 02:42PM
Helicoil

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 02, 2020 03:54AM
timeserts are better than helicoils for head studs

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 02, 2020 04:28AM
Can you still torque it real high like the rest?

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 02, 2020 09:04AM
What do you mean by high? 9/16 studs at 190Kpsi are rated 180 pounds of torque, they will yield at about 240. They only need 3/4 minimum of thread in the block to break the stud before stripping.

Ed.

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 02, 2020 11:21AM
McMaster Carr has options: [www.mcmaster.com]

Re: 466 head stud stripped August 02, 2020 12:23PM
I used ARP studs in my blue one,,, no wearing out the threads in the block that way

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