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Old 02-13-2006, 11:52 PM   #1  
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Alright well with my new built engine im kinda stuck on what i should do for head studs. I know i need some but they dont sell them for 86-89 accords lmao... What route should i take?? Should i just tighten the stock headbolts down alittle more then spec or what the hell should i do I know there has to be another engine or something that has the same dimensions for headstuds as mine but i dont know.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:57 PM   #2  
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fFigure out the exact dimesions of the stock Accord ones and email/phone tech at ARP and see if something will cross over.You will need to know the diameter,thread pitch and length.I imagine somehting will crossover.
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:13 AM   #3  
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what he said ^^^
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:37 AM   #4  
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how bad is it to reuse the stock headstuds?
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:54 AM   #5  
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if your shooting for descent hp stock head studs are a big no-no
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:55 AM   #6  
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what was the guy running before?
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:38 AM   #7  
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what was the guy running before?
stock but i know he talked about blowing a few headgaskets while it was running. I dont wanna be replacing them all the time like him lol.
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:19 AM   #8  
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PM accordepicenter he's got a 88 accord Lx-i that he put's about 14psi into his A20 motor and probably make's good into the 2xx hp and torque. Ask him what he would reccomend.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:27 AM   #9  
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Fine the thread and pitch, and length, call ARP like everyone said. BTW I run 1.8L VW studs n my ZC.
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Old 02-15-2006, 01:41 AM   #10  
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cool. Im gonna give them a call tommrow. The bots are 4 1/4" from the end to the top behind the washer. The thread pattern is M-1.25
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