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Old 11-10-2013, 09:06 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by shlammed View Post
you are fine.

dont worry about it. just get them far enough in that they have all of the threads engaged.
^ This - I ruined a set of TSE's inconel studs because they bottomed out before getting to the proper seat depth. It wasn't a failure due to the studs as it was improper seating depth. I had to drill and time-sert the flange to get them all the way in, after that, no problems. I think it was 15 or 17mm depth.
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Old 11-10-2013, 02:36 PM   #22
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Luckily on the new manifold the holes are straight through so I'm good on the threads.
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