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Author Topic:   rocker stud backed out
posted May 08, 2003 12:00 PM
Ok here is problum rocker arm std backed out of coarse it filled pan with water and antifreeze our engine builder didnt torque the stud in now my problum we pulled motor should we change bearings or just flush out motor goodmotor didnt run but 1/2 lap before it was shut down thanks all

rico 08
posted May 08, 2003 12:28 PM
You should be ok.

posted May 09, 2003 09:15 PM
fix all the studs.

change oil run it to warm and change it again, i have done this it took 3rd oil change to get most moisture out.


jhon hollomon
posted May 09, 2003 09:27 PM
Yeah, i'd buy the cheapest oil and filter you can get and change it two or three times then it'll be all good.

posted May 09, 2003 11:01 PM
These guys are right on the oil changes and it wont hurt to use the cheap stuff but be sure to check all the studs while your apart....towman

posted May 10, 2003 08:05 AM
yes we are changing all the rocker studs out and checking all the holes. this also cracked the hole of the rockerstud that backed out the head has been repaired and pressure checked fine. thnaks for all ur replys BILL

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