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Loosening exhaust studs????

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by 1Fine40, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. 1Fine40

    1Fine40 Rust Buster SILVER Star

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    What do you use to keep your exhaust studs from working their way loose?? Loctite burns out! The threaded holes seem snug, I have to tighten and re-tighten the studs at least once a month.....PITA! Anyone have suggestions for preventing this anomaly???

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    Anybody? I can't be the only one with this anomaly.......???
     
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    I would get new bolts. The threads may be stretched and they will not hold. You can also get exhaust manifold thread locking compound that is designed for high temp. Good luck getting the bolts out in the future.
     
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    New studs from toyota come with the locking compound on them.
     
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    Found these, but are apparently only for header flanges....
    http://www.stage8.com/

    Guess I'll go looking for high temp thread locker / Loctite. Thanks all.

    Cheers!