How to Install Engine Head Studs?

Answer Head studs are used primarily for high performance engines with high compression, or for engines using nitrous oxide. ARP studs should be used in all high performance engines. ARP studs and bolts a... Read More »

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How to Install Head Studs?

Head studs increase the holding power between the engine block and the engine head. This keeps an installed head gasket in place when under the stress of a high horsepower engine. A head stud looks... Read More »

How to Install Cylinder Head Studs on a 2007 F-350 6.0L?

Heavy-duty vehicles such as the Ford F-350 are usually put to the test transporting thousands of pounds in the bed and towing additional weight to a job site. This is tough work on the engine and t... Read More »

How to Torque Head Studs?

Aside from the engine block, an engine's cylinder heads are typically the heaviest components of the engine. Unfortunately, weight is too often confused with durability. What makes a cylinder head ... Read More »

How to Remove Head Studs?

The head studs for the head assembly that is attached to an engine block are also called head bolts. If the head gasket needs to be replaced or if other engine work is required the head bolts must ... Read More »