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How do I install steel dowels into the side walls of my brick bbq?

IMO dry but tight would be fine. Who knows if whatever adhesive you might use will offgas with heat? They should really only undergo shear forces, which adhesive wouldn't really do much for.
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How do I install steel dowels into the side walls of my brick bbq?

Not a sealant, but an adhesive--ideally something that's not too flexible, like epoxy. You could also use sleeve anchors, removing the washer and nut after install. Just go easy--brick won't tolerate ...
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How do I install steel dowels into the side walls of my brick bbq?

Long story short- go with concrete anchors. They are all-metal, so you just put them in drilled holes, and tighten (mind the force, as they could crack bricks).
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