Lower Intake Manifold Properly Torqued But Missing Threads?

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    94mustangsvt New Member

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    I had to pull my passenger side head off to fix a coolant leak issue and some stripped holes, but when I was putting it back together another one of the lower intake manifold bolt holes pulled some of the threads when I was installing the manifold!

    I pulled the bolt out, took the threads off, and reinstalled it. Weird thing is, it went to proper torque of 20 ft. lbs. Will the bolt hold or do I have to take it apart again?.... Really don't want to. Thanks.
     
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    If it torqued I'd leave it in there. Did you put the lowers in the right spots. IIRC the middle 4 are slightly shorter than the rest of them.
     
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    I have aftermarket ARP bolts so they are the same length. Leaving it in it is then! lol.
     
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    Got the car running last night, and it seems to be fine. When I throw the Vortech V2 on that will be the real test (of many things lol).