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Ford Performance Stage 8 Header Bolts - 1 in.Anyone use these with a turbo kit headers?
 

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I've never in my life had a header bolt come loose unless I used a thick gasket, and I would never use a thick gasket with a turbo.

If a bolt comes loose or comes out, something is wrong with the hardware stack or bolt. Thick soft gaskets can yield and let bolts fall out, but they blow out anyway.

I mount my turbos right on the header and use normal bolts. No gasket. Just high temp RTV.
 

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I agree with Tom. I never had a bolt back out.
No gasket and copper rtv is all it takes.
 

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Ok cool good 2 know some other guys talking about it on a mustang site so thought I whould ask .
 

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I used them once, first time I took the headers off I never put the locks back on.

However I have had some header bolts back out a time or 2. I just slap a wrench on them to make sure they are tight from time to time.
 
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