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Old 07-24-2009, 07:51 AM   #127
Uncle Scotty
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Originally Posted by txl146 View Post
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
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