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Old 10-05-2009, 10:02 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by whynotthinkwhynot View Post
Buy new bolts, if you think you're going to be keeping that car and engine until the doors fall off, do some research and see if ARP makes bolts for the engine. Those shouldn't stretch.
Are the 'ARP' bolts torqued to the same spec's as the OEM bolts?

The SOHC are one time use, $24 - Felpro. The DOHC are rated for two uses before replacement - aren't they?
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