GM Corvette 1963-1982 Repair Guide

Rocker Arms and Studs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1 / 8 inch bead is sufficient. Always run the bead on the inside of the bolt holes.

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the rocker arm stud



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Fig. Fig. 2: The rocker arm stud bore must be reamed out using the proper tool



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Fig. Fig. 3: Installation of the rocker arm stud



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Fig. Fig. 4: View of the rocker arms and related components

Some engines are assembled using RTV silicone sealant in place of rocker arm cover gasket. If th