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Old 04-15-2005, 12:57 AM
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Banjo torque

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Is there a torque value for the banjo fitting bolt on the back of the intake manafold and if so what is it? Just want to get it right.
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Old 04-15-2005, 01:05 AM
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did it today...
just snug is right; don't want to overtorque.
talked about in this article:
http://business.baylor.edu/Richard_Easley//autofaqs/boostchk.htm
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Old 04-15-2005, 01:10 AM
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Answer:

Do not recall.
It is very easy to strip out the threads.
Caution and just enough tension to hold the fitting snug.

I do them by feel, best guess = low inch pound range.
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Old 04-15-2005, 01:20 AM
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Use a regular combination wrench to tighten the bolt not a socket wrench. These combo wrenchs vary in length according to bolt size to give a good feel for the right amount of torque to apply.
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The 617 engine manual does not specify a torque value for that fitting.
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Old 04-15-2005, 09:36 AM
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I always do it by feel......but is just a bit tighter than it needs to be so it won't rotate easily.
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