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Head bolts
« on: 31.10. 2020 01:06 »
Is there a recommended torque setting for the head bolts other than "really tight " as per service sheet? The Haynes manual ain't much more help..... Cheers
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Re: Head bolts
« Reply #1 on: 31.10. 2020 01:49 »
All good  *smile* rearranged the words in the search function.
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Re: Head bolts
« Reply #2 on: 31.10. 2020 02:49 »
25 ft lbs has always worked for me.
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Re: Head bolts
« Reply #3 on: 31.10. 2020 08:02 »
Is this for iron or alloy head?

25-27 lbf ft does for my alloy heads - not forgetting the thick load spreading washers per the parts book.
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