Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

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Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by Matt01 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:02 pm

Hey Everyone.

I used Napa cheapo studs when i changed my manifold, and 1 of them has broken off inside, the other ones have loosened up.

What studs/bolts do you guys use on the turbo?

thanks

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by thesameguy » Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:22 pm

From manifold to turbo, or turbo to wastegate, or wastegate to downpipe?

Mostly, I use Saab parts.

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by Mike McCreight » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:10 pm

SS studs, and double nuts.
Cleat put together kits long ago, been using them ever since. Get the GOOD Anti-seize.
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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by Matt01 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:31 pm

Its really the turbo to manifold i have problems.

I have seen without reference to it specifically, people using cummins studs.

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by thesameguy » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:05 am

After looking, the last time I did this (in '12) I used hardware from ATP Turbo. Been five and a half years, so far so good:

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Using the right nuts is just as important as the right studs - they need to stay put but still be able to be removed. ;)

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by my8950 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:51 pm

Cummins stud - 3818823
Nut - 3818824
Gasket - Nissan 14415-4P200
Ford TA-31 sealer

Studs, although I don't think they are really $63...
https://www.amazon.com/Double-3818823-C ... B00HMNKX50

Screw that, see here instead...
http://www.dieselpartsdirect.com/DS3818823

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by Matt01 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:13 pm

i think im going to go ahead and pick up those cummins studs.

the long or the shorts?

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by Turbo » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:06 pm

thesameguy wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:05 am
After looking, the last time I did this (in '12) I used hardware from ATP Turbo. Been five and a half years, so far so good:

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Using the right nuts is just as important as the right studs - they need to stay put but still be able to be removed. ;)
Nice! what coating is on the manifold? and did it hold up?
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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by thesameguy » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:55 pm

Manifold was ported, then ceramic coated in & out. It was done by these guys:

http://performancecoatings.com/

So far, so good.

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by itking » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:41 pm

Those nuts look to be copper. Correct?
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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by thesameguy » Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:20 pm

Copper coated, yes. Small locking head copper coated nuts. They stay put but come off when they should.

https://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.m ... y_Code=FST

They are not cheap but well worth it.

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Re: Turbo Studs! Which ones to use?

Post by itking » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:49 am

Thanks.
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