Kaeleb, Since the original issue was a blown head gasket, it seem most likely that all the studs were way over torqued to failure on last assembly.
I make the suggestion that you replace the full set and start with "first stretch". On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:40 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < email@example.com> wrote: > So if you recall I broke a head stud on the head gasket job in this > Koehler lawn mower engine. Got the new stud in and the 2 guide pins that > sit around the stud in the block. I think last time the head was on > cockeyed on the pins because they were both bent. Anyway I double and > tripled checked to make sore head was on them straight and flush with the > block. First torque setting is something like 16nm, then next stage is 35.5 > or 300something inch pounds. First one in the 2nd stage snapped. Wtf? Now I > got to spend more money getting another one. I triple checked the torque > wrench. I don't get it. I knew I should have ordered more than 1 head stud. > What a pain in the rear. > > Sent from my iPhone > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com