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Old 07-19-2000, 10:57 AM
darius darius is offline
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Location: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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All right guys, situation is almost resolved. One last question. The MB manual states 20Nm for the tightening torque on the rocker arm bolts. 15 ft-lbs??? This seems like waaaay too little torque to put on those, and frankly, they had closer to 45ft-lbs (60Nm) on them when I took them off. Advice?

Thanks for, I have to get the car up and running in a hurry. My 1st cousin dropped dead of a heart attack yesterday in Norfolk, VA...36 yrs old. Wife and 2 kids. Isn't life strange? Hope to drive the car up for the funeral on Saturday.

John J. Meadows
'83 300D 3.0L 260k mi.
'85 190E 2.3L 99k mi.
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