Originally Posted by txl146
This maybe a dumb question...
Uppipe - exhaust manifold bolts are supposed to be tightened ~28ft. lbs. Has anyone had leaky gasket due to over-tightening? Secondly, how much torque is approximately 28ft/lbs? Thanks.
that is usually not quite enough
i always tighten eveything to 25ft-lbs and then go back and up evrything to 35ft-lbs and done
i get few leaks
and to get any proper torque you need a torque wrench