Torquesetting head bolts


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martinamotor
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Torquesetting head bolts

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:?: Hello,

I want to know cyl.head bolt torquesetting GL 1200 Interstate.

thanks Peter



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Here ya go.I torque the head bolts in 3 passes.I start at 10 ft-lb , then go over them in the same pattern again to 25 ft-lb,then finish off in the same pattern again at 40 ft-lb.
It's important to follow the pattern exactly to ensure an even seal.
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Hello Virgelmobile,

thank you ,very much appriciated.

Peter




quote="virgilmobile"]Here ya go.I torque the head bolts in 3 passes.I start at 10 ft-lb , then go over them in the same pattern again to 25 ft-lb,then finish off in the same pattern again at 40 ft-lb.
It's important to follow the pattern exactly to ensure an even seal.[/quote]

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Your welcome.Here's some more info.
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Re: Torquesetting head bolts

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So is this a one and done? Should the bolts be retorqued after the engine has gone through a warm up and cool down?

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Yes, if you used oem gaskets.


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