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Head bolt sequence for 4.3 liter 1995 Chevy 1500

What is the head bolt sequence for a 1995 Chevy truck 4.3 liter engine?
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Should loctite be used on suspension components?

Didn't see this asked from searching but I've always been in debates with whether Loctite should be used on suspension components. To be clear, I'm talking about components that do not utilize a ...
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Nut and bolt terminology. What is the name of the fixing in the image?

What would be the name for the cylindrical item in the image below? I have tried searching for stand-off, collar, riser, (and the frankly ridiculous 'bolt pipe', which throws up some unexpected ...
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how to remove this battery tray bolt and what is it?

2004 Ford Taurus SES DOCH 24V Trying to change the ABS module out. Need to remove the battery tray - there are 4 bolts. However, one of them is smaller and has has a weird round top: (not sure why, ...
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Best way to remove rusted steel bolts from aluminum parts

I need to remove a lot of steel bolts from an aluminum engine block, they feel like "welded" in there because the level of rust. Just turning them would crack the part, or break the bolts. I wonder ...
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Extremely over tightened pinch bolt, how to remedy?

I was replacing my upper control arms today, however the manual I simply stated "tighten" the bolts (they're meant to be self-locking). So after some googling my car model (Audi B8 A4/A5), I wrongly ...
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What cutting oil for hardened steel bolts?

So, my car has a bad case of the eccentric bolts being rusted solidly into the rear toe arm. Best practice repair is sawzall through the bolt where it goes through the outer bushing, then pop the ...
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