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Re: torque setting

To: Skip Kelsey <>, Steven Tritle <>,
Subject: Re: torque setting
From: Chris Delling <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 15:49:06 -0400




At 08:21 AM 10/15/97 -0700, Skip Kelsey wrote:
>Dont torque the 8MM rocker bolts more than 20PSI. The prior specs given by
>Woods is not correct. The 10MM bolts should go 40-42PSI.
>Skip.......At 10:19 AM 10/15/97 -0400, Steven Tritle wrote:
>> wrote:
>>> Steve,
>>> There are only four brackets on the XPAG engine of your TD.  Once the
>>> bolts are removed, the whole assembly simply lifts off the head.  Torque
>>> value for the 10mm bolts is 43 ft/lb and for the 8mm, its 29 ft/lbs.  In
>>> cases, you'll probably need a set of four keepers to hold the bolts in
>>> after the torque is set.  The old ones may be salvable but many times the
>>> tabs are ready to break off from too much bending.
>>> Make sure you lay the parts out in order to reassemble in the exact
>order of
>>> disassembly.  Especially the shaft.  It has an oil hole at the rear
>>> to pass the oil under pressure to lubricate the whole rocker set-up.
If it
>>> gets in bass-ackwards...
>>> no oil and there goes the rocker bushings.  Jim
>>There are homemade shims under the rocker brackets of my TD's shaft
>>assembly. I am replacing one cracked bracket. The four brackets all have
>>"22914 stamped on them and my new one does not. The size etc. seems to
>>be OK. Should I be wary? 
>>Everything else seems to be in order.
>>52 TD

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