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Old 02-01-2013, 11:10 PM   #9
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first you need some good ole ARP studs

next you'll install them via instructions included and using the torque lube

then you'll notice the studs are way longer then the stock bolts

then I decided to trim down the stud after installing the nut and marking the stud and removing them as to not put metal shaving and grindings in the engine while making sure I don't take too much off and hurt the integrity of the stud

this will also reduce the amount aluminum you have to remove from the bottom crankcase assy

above I marked the area where your stud will hit if not notched out also below

next you will need a tool of choice mine is here

and perform your notching I also used a air powered 90 degree cutoff wheel

the angles are messing with how the clearance looks but its evenly cut out around the nut

then ur done with this issue

then you'll be done and happy
Claim not, dynos prove all!

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