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    Default Re: New Ford 351 with GT40 heads overheating at idle need help bad

    Quote Originally Posted by Deshet View Post

    if you picture above you show hex head bolt with out threads on the first 1/2 or so, does that part matter? I assume that the bushings has to be lose enough for the threads to clear.

    Thanks for your help, I hope this solves the problem.


    I may not be following you, but I'll take a stab.

    The portion of the bolt that will penetrate the bushing ONLY, will not have any threads in this area.
    This is the "shank" area of the bolt, and will ensure a good fit between itself and the ID of the bushing.


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