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Originally Posted by sand_man View Post
Agreed....only use nylocs. I torque mine be feel. I think I read some place that it's about 6 to 8 ft. lbs. You'd need a wrench in inch pounds to be totally accurate. Again, I snug the nylocs up just until they have bottomed out against the cover and the cover is seated against the cam tower. Then I go around and give just a little bit more on each nut in a criss/cross pattern. Another trick I once saw a shop use if you are encountering leaks from the nuts, is to add a little Curil T on the threads of each stud.
Exactly what he said ^^^^^^
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