Thread: Bolts vs Studs?
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      02-09-2011, 01:54 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by dsbj View Post
So with allen-ends, do you use them at all for initial installation or is it still recommended to use the double-nut method?

Also, am I correct in thinking you install the studs dry, torque to 40-50ft/lbs then still use the standard 88ft/lbs on the nuts?
I believe some manufacturers recommend low torque e.g. 16 lbs + 1 or 2 drops of loctite. Others recommend dry installation 40-50 lbs.
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