The Top DSM Community on the Web

For 1990-1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle Talon, Plymouth Laser, and Galant VR-4 Owners. Log in to remove most ads.

Please Support JNZ Tuning
Please Support STM Tuned

Stock 2G head studs stronger then 1G head studs?

truwarrior

Proven Member
1,423
6
Dec 19, 2002
Since the 2G's run more boost and have a higher compression ratio, do they happen to have stronger head studs then the 1Gs? Just wondering...
 

1stGenRocks

Proven Member
748
10
May 1, 2004
lancaster, Pennsylvania
they actually have weaker ones. 2G's use stretch bolts so you need to change them anytime you take them out. if you have your head off just get ARP studs.
 

Kevin Jewer

DSM Wiseman
1,452
238
Jul 25, 2002
LaRue, Ohio
Yes. In addition to the stretchy bolt factor, they are smaller as well. 7 bolt is 11m vs 6 bolt 12mm. Even with ARPs the rating will differ accordingly.
 
Support Vendors who Support the DSM Community
Boosted Fabrication ECM Tuning ExtremePSI Fuel Injector Clinic Jacks Transmissions JNZ Tuning Kiggly Racing Morrison Fabrications MyMitsubishiStore.com RixRacing RockAuto RTM Racing STM Tuned VR Speed Factory

Latest posts

Build Thread Updates

Vendor Updates

Latest Classifieds

Top