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End of rocker bolts in Intake ports

This is a discussion on End of rocker bolts in Intake ports within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; I was putting the top half of my 408 together tonight and I noticed when I was putting on the ...

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    End of rocker bolts in Intake ports

    I was putting the top half of my 408 together tonight and I noticed when I was putting on the valve covers that the ends of the rocker bolt were exposed in the intake ports. The heads are Stage 3 ported from TSP. Should I have put some kind of sealent on the rocker bolts or will it be OK?

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    yes, put thread locker or teflon paste. if not, you might get oil sucked through them and have the smoke out the back and some idle issues.

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    Thanks man. Thats what I thought. I guess I'll have to take it back apart.

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