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Re: Head re-torque

To: Chad Cooper <>
Subject: Re: Head re-torque
From: Chad Cooper <>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 21:24:40 -0500
In all seriousness I would break them loose but not actually loosen 
them, maybe an 1/8th of a turn at most.

Chad Cooper wrote:

> Just re-torque, no reason to disturb the cats and have to get towed.
> Chad Cooper
> '72B
> Gordie's Garage wrote:
>> So, I've got nearly 1000 miles on my newly rebuilt engine in my MK II 
>> MGA
>> and I figure it's time to re-torque the head.
>> So, whattaya think, slowly loosen all of them in reverse order, then
>> re-torque, or just re-torque, or...?
>> I hope this doesn't turn into a cat, or towing thread, but I'd sure like
>> some other opinions.
>> Safety Fast!
>> Gordie Bird
>> '62 MGA
>> '67 MGBGT

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