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 <
mercedes@okiebenz.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.
>
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