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Post  wickettoby1 on July 22nd 2018, 2:29 pm

Is it common on the SCH heads to have to grind down the rocker stud boss in order to get a socket on a head stud nut for cyl # 4 or 5? Even with a thin wall socket there isnt enough room. It's not currently hitting the pushrod guide plate but it may if i clearance the stud boss. FYI the studs are ARP with a 7/8 nut.

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Post  Lem Evans on July 22nd 2018, 2:32 pm

I use a kit with the smaller 12 point nuts.

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Post  wickettoby1 on July 22nd 2018, 2:34 pm

I guess that's one option. I never had an issue with the previous Dove heads but it's apples and oranges.

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Post  rmcomprandy on July 22nd 2018, 4:40 pm

wickettoby1 wrote:Is it common on the SCH heads to have to grind down the rocker stud boss in order to get a socket on a head stud nut for cyl # 4 or 5? Even with a thin wall socket there isnt enough room. It's not currently hitting the pushrod guide plate but it may if i clearance the stud boss. FYI the studs are ARP with a 7/8 nut.

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Not an issue when you use 12 point nuts.

EDIT: I should have read the whole thread before answering.

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Post  duff429 on July 22nd 2018, 6:02 pm

I bought the arp 155-3603. Wonder if I will run into the same issue
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Post  The Mad Porter on July 22nd 2018, 8:35 pm

duff429 wrote:I bought the arp 155-3603. Wonder if I will run into the same issue


Not likely. That ARP bolt kit has a 5/8" hex.



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