[DML] Head Bolts
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Is it recommended to torque your head bolts down just as maintenance?  I haven't replaced the head gaskets or taken the heads off for any reason.  But I've always know it to be a good idea to check the torque when you have the valve covers off just as a precaution.  I've read the procedure in the workshop manual and it is of course semi-complicated since it involves a final angular torque stage.  But the manual also assumes that you have changed the head gaskets.  I have no reason to believe that they are loose or too tight, just wondering.
 
Thanks,
Todd Nelson
1561, Vermont
http://www.rit.edu/~tan5732
 


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