Re: [classicrv] Re: Torque values
- i wish he lived near by in Pa so he could go to the garage peek at the engine and chat with my mechanic. Dawn
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Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: [classicrv] Re: Torque values
Rob, do you have a shop,
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- OK Thanks to everyone. I knew that if I asked I would find the long
gone experts out there. I also posted in another site. One email
come back this way " Start in the center of the bolts at 40 ft. lbs.
and work your way to the outside ones with lesser torque " He had a
manual for 454 Chevy. Motorhomes, which had a subject for warpage.
Rob, what do you , or anyone else think???? I did not want to tie up
the group chat room so much, but this must be a " HOT " topic . (
--- In classicrv@y..., Rob Sandera at Webatola <rob@o...> wrote:
> bobalou12000 wrote:
> > --- In classicrv@y..., "raas32" <raas32@y...> wrote:
> > > -Mal
> > > I've been using double gaskets since my old days in a figure 8
> > stock
> > > car and never had a problem. Mal don't believe every thing you
> > read.
> > > Bobby Smith
> > Bobby,
> > Other than the financial benifit to the stock holders of the
> > that you buy your gaskets from, what are the scientific benifits
> > doubling up gaskets? Please explaine it to all of us.
> > Thats a fact Jack! Bob.
> It is a common practice of racers to use double gaskets on things.
> had a 427 L88 that ran double head gaskets because of excessive
> decking brought the gaskets brought the geometry back right as to
> mill the manifold. I learned that when I was 16 by another racer.
> had 13 to one compression ran aviation fuel and cranked over 7000
> and never blew anything except the transmission in half.
> Rob Sandera