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Unread 01-18-2008, 07:35 AM   #1
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flywheel removal and installation

what is the correct torque spec for the bolts holding the flywheel to the crankshaft? my haynes manual gives some crazy 60 degree turn ratio.

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Unread 01-18-2008, 09:51 AM   #2
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there is probably something on google for this try searching there I can't remember what I torqued mine down to
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Unread 01-18-2008, 10:51 AM   #3
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Unread 01-18-2008, 02:58 PM   #4
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The 60 degree thing isn't hard. Once you've reached the book torque spec, you can mark where 2 adjacent corners on each bolt point to on the flywheel. Since the bolt head has 6 corners, each corner represents 60 degrees. Tighten to specs, then go another 60 degrees. My Haynes manual shows 50 ft-lbs all the way around and then the additional 60 degree turn on the 4 cylinder motor.
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