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Old 08-30-2003, 12:07 AM
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Replacing Valve Seals -- Torque

I am replacing the valve stem seals on my 89 300E over the long weekend...however I have not been able to find the torque specs for the bolts being removed and returned to accomplish the job...anyone have this info?

thanx--tom
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Old 08-30-2003, 01:30 AM
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If you mean the bolts that hold the rocker assemblies to the head it's 21Nm. Tighten the bolts as evenly as your patience allows.

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Old 08-30-2003, 01:35 AM
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Forgot to mention - keep track of the itty bitty ball sockets between the rocker arms and valve stems. Make sure they go back in the same location and position.

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Old 08-30-2003, 01:46 AM
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Thanx for the assistance Sixto...i greatly appreciate it.
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