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Originally posted by 350HP930
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Its certainly enough bolt stretch to hold them together well but agrees with an above post that the torque method can be about 10% off of the stretch method, on the safe side of course.
The sample here is much to small to be meaningful. ARP bolts might be differen't but one of the reasons the stretch method was developed is that the torque method does not acheive consistant results. And those results vary by huge ammounts, more like 50%, at least according to a whole bunch of articles on the subject. I can dig up referances if anyone is interested.
Old 01-05-2005, 11:49 AM
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