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IM DOING a 6.0 and it has previously been studded,im hearing there is a lube that goes in when torqueing the things....input????

also its not 250 ft lb anymore(what im told) its 210.....any input??
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I would check ARP website for specifics. Or an experienced machine shop or high end engine builder.
Torque values will depend on what type of lube you use. Make sure it is applied to the the washers under the nuts as well as the threads.
Generally the more slip the lube has, the lower the torque needs to be to obtain the correct stretch to the stud.
Lower the friction, the less the stud is twisted, the more uniform the resulting clamping force will be.
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Check the sticky above your post in this forum. Adam pretty much spelled it out and why the new lube is used as well.

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This is a sticky in this forum.

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Here you go New Preload (torque) Recommendations for 6.0 ARP studs

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