Originally Posted by AK Oldman
I prefer putting things like head bolts, manifold bolts, rod and main bearing bolts etc, back in the same holes they came out of. So even though they are all the same length, a bolt template like this comes in very handy, been using them for over 45 years now.
I've gotten in the habit of putting the bolts back in the actual holes that they came out of when I can. I'm even less likely to lose them or get them mixed up that way.
__Scott R. Nelson, 2008 KTM 990 Adventure, 2001 Honda XR650L, Folsom, CA