Supposedly with this engine you replace the nuts but not the studs. In as case 
I think I know what happened this time. I forgot to put the but thick washers 
on that go between the head and the nut. Maybe that threw off the torque 
settings. I did order a complete set anyway 

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> On Jul 24, 2015, at 10:45 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> Unless you think you might enjoy doing it again, I would order a complete new 
> set and change them all.
> 
> RB
> 
>> On 23/07/2015 7:32 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote:
>> Well the thing is this is the side that was not blown. The first side that 
>> was blown torqued down fine. I will just order 3 more and replace them.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Jul 23, 2015, at 7:22 PM, G Mann via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 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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