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Which head bolts need permatex?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rafterman191, Nov 24, 2006.

  1. rafterman191

    rafterman191 Registered Member

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    Is it all of them or all except the upper 4 bolts? I have received some iffy guidance on this. '86 SBC 305
     
  2. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    The service manual calls for sealant on all... #1052080 or equivelent.

    Personally I've always just oiled to ensure proper torque, it's what I was taught by a couple highly qualified engine builders back in the day... I've never had a failure so I'll keep doing it that way...
     

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