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Old 08-07-2001, 06:16 PM
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Torque values

My Haynes manual does not list torque spec for mounting bolts on vacuum pump. Car is a 1982 300TD.

NOTE: Any torque values listed in Haynes manual should be questioned. The number listed for oil pan bolts is waaaay high.
1995 C280
1999 Triumph Daytona 955I - my speed fix.
1982 300TD - Gone, but not forgotten.
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Old 08-07-2001, 09:52 PM
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Most techs don't use a torque wrench on small bolts. The torque wrench needed would have to be in in/lbs and would be very cumbersome to use in close environments. We use 'feel' for any accessory bolts.

The critical bolts to torque are head bolts, crankshaft mains and rods.
Donnie Drummonds
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