Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures
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Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures



Hi Chris,

I had both manifold resurfaced. I believe that resurfacing should be done 
every time a manifold is taken off the engine. They are straight as can be 
;)

Thank you for the idea.

Greetings from Poland!
Tom Niemczewski
Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E

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From: "Chris Shepherd" <chrisau79@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:50 PM
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures

> Tom,
> Did you have the manifolds checked to make sure they aren't warped?
>
> Chris
> 06301
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>
> ________________________________
> From: Tom Niemczewski <dmctom@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures
>
>
>
>
>
> I have two different books. Last night I looked through the one with PJ
> Grady page at the beginning. The other one has black plastic covers. I'll
> check that one today to see if there's any info there. I thought that they
> are all the same... I wonder where the differences came from.
> Anyway, I got the studs out a long time ago. They came out surprisingly
> easy. No snapping, no brute force, no vice grips. I soaked them overnight
> and they just unscrewed no problem. I'm now in the process of reassembly 
> and
> want to make sure I do it right. I covered the threads with anti seize, 
> got
> new gaskets and now I'm ready to torque the nuts. If I don't tighten them
> enough I will blow the new gaskets out. If I over do it I risk snapping 
> the
> studs. 7mm is not a whole lot of material and they are easy to break.
>
> Take care,
>
> Greetings from Poland!
> Tom Niemczewski
> Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
> Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E
>
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> From: <mailto:deloreanernst%40aol.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 5:47 AM
> To: <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures
>
>>
>> I haven't seen every repro copy ever put out, but I have noticed that
>> those specs are often missing from repro copies. I've also noticed
>> discrepancies from one section of the original (and repro) manuals to the
>> next.  So it's good that you're asking. Not an item you want to snap off.
>> I haven't done that job, but I'm guessing a good soaking with PB Blaster
>> and an overnight sit couldn't hurt before you get the tools out.
>> -Wayne
>> vin 11174
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ian <mailto:texas.twister%40sbcglobal.net>
>> To: dmcnews <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>
>> Sent: Mon, Jun 25, 2012 7:50 pm
>> Subject: Re: [DML] Exhaust manifold torque figures
>>
>>
>> I have an original manual and it was at the beginning with all the torque
>> specs.
>> I'm not at home right now but I will scan them and send them to you if 
>> you
>> want
>>
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