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Post  Tore on February 25th 2017, 4:22 pm

My son-in-law just pulled the rockers and stud girdle on my P-51 headed motor. And we see some of the studs have wear in the area where the rockers go down over the studs. This is the first time I have ever seen this. Any ideas?

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Post  BBFTorino on February 25th 2017, 5:27 pm

Is it worn down thru the metal, or just worn thru the black coating??
If you run your fingernail over the area and feel that it's into the metal, replace them!!

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Post  Tore on February 25th 2017, 6:18 pm

Its worn thru the black oxide coating. There is a small amount of galling.
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Post  Scott Foxwell on February 25th 2017, 9:24 pm

Tore wrote:Its worn thru the black oxide coating. There is a small amount of galling.
That's pretty normal. They will wear.

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