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    rocker studs backing out

    bbc 565 afr 345 heads , howards solid roller 685 lift ,howards 1.8 roller rockers ,10.0 to 1

    the problem is ran motor twenty minutes ,,rockers started getting loud ,shut it off found number 8 exhaust rocker stud almost backed all the way out , re torqued all studs ,ran twenty more mins started happening again , my question is has anybody ever ran into this and can i just loctite them in and torque them ?

    thanks in advance for help

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    Senior Member MASTER BUILDER
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Rutherfordton North Carolina
    We normally use red loctite on them and torque to 65 lbs.Bill
    Hendrens Racing Engines
    1310 U.S. Hwy 221 North
    Rutherfordton N.C. 28139
    828-286-0780 Bill, Steve, Mike

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