|Subject:||RE: Head bolt nut size||Date:||Thu Oct 26 15:29:45 2017|
Turns out the question was "Dumb" not strange. I grabbed |
nuts from the wrong bin. They are 5/16" fine thread...but
you already knew that didn't you:)
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Ok folks, here comes another strange or "Dumb" question. I
recently picked up a 1954 ST 165. The Head was of the bike
laying in a box but the nuts for the studs were missing. I
bought a new head gasket and went to put it on but can't
find an S.A.E. nut that fits. I thought they were 5/16"
fine thread...won't go on. 5/16" course...won't go on. I
finally found that am 8mm X 1.0 nut rolls right on each
stud. I thought that all fasteners on these were standard
not metric? If they are all standard, what size nut should
go on it?