426 hemi valve cover studs

Engine, Trans & Driveline

  1. Beekeeper

    Beekeeper FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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    About to install valve covers on a hemi and wonder if it’s a good idea to blue loctite the studs in the heads.
     
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    Yes, that should be fine. Don't use red 271 though. You have to heat to remove easily.
     
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    • mrhemi

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      I use 242 (blue) on mine. Just did a set.
       
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      • gtx6970

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        I just did this maybe 6 weeks ago.

        I used the white locktight.
        When i open it up again next year. I will know how well it worked
         
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