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Originally Posted by m3oversteer View Post
Cylinder #5 rocker shaft slipped out!!! Boy do I wish I had pulled the valve covers earlier and torqued it down more than 18 nm.

The cam towers are still perfectly smooth. I'm going to retighten all the rocker shafts to a greater torque. Can I just hand tighten them to a really snug feel? I can't see me and some Allen wrenches being able to do damage by over torquing.
18NM is not near enough torque for the rocker arm shaft nuts/bolts (I said "nuts and shaft", I know! ) - more like 18-20 foot pounds for "not new" cam housings.

See this thread for more info on them.

Rocker arm shaft jump out??

Last edited by Rawknees'Turbo; 11-18-2016 at 05:18 PM..
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