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Old 10-20-2012, 12:45 PM   #140
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Originally Posted by Jperry666 View Post
Does anyone have a pic or diagram showing the torque pattern when putting the VC back on? I just don't want to have to tear it apart again.

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There is a torque pattern. I do not have it handy. You start from the middle working crisscross towards both ends. Similar to tightening an intake manifold on a V8 of a 40 year old car.
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