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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
I don't sweat things like that. Tighten it hand snug and check for leaks then give it an extra tweak. If you drain it with every oil change you'll never have a problem with it sticking shut.
Agreed! You just sort of develop a "feel" for this kinda stuff. I know that sounds like a slam on the original poster, but I don't mean it as such...just use your best judgment and you should be fine. I have found that in most circumstances the "gorilla grip" approach is a bad thing when tightening fasteners on these things (lug nuts not withstanding). Now when you're talking about rod bolts, head studs, case fasteners....then yeah, you gots to bust out a damn fine torque wrench!
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