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Old 05-11-2012, 02:39 PM   #346
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Originally Posted by Alfyman View Post
How did you tighten your valve cover bolts, with what kind and what size wrench. Thanks so much,
You have two options, both with their benefits. In both cases, make sure to tighten everything together to evenly compress the gasket.

-Either you tighten by hand, and you will feel the rubber compress, and then at a certain point, it will become much harder to turn when the nut bottoms out. Stop there.

-Or you will need a very low value torque wrench that goes down to 9 or 10 newton meters.
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