Torque on mains.

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Mel King
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Torque on mains.

Post by Mel King » Sat May 04, 2019 11:08 am

I have seen it somewhere ,but I can not find it now. Is the torque for the mains 45 foot lbs? :?: :roll:


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Re: Torque on mains.

Post by Dan McEachern » Sat May 04, 2019 11:16 am

That's probably a little on the low side. I've used 60 ft-lbs for many years.

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Re: Torque on mains.

Post by Ruxstel24 » Sat May 04, 2019 11:28 am

In this post, Herm recommends 80ftlbs. And tighten to align keyhole.

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/70 ... 1506991281

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Re: Torque on mains.

Post by Mark Gregush » Sat May 04, 2019 11:33 am

Same as the Model A, 80.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :roll:

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Re: Torque on mains.

Post by philip » Sun May 05, 2019 10:36 am

Since Ford gave no torque specs I just use the
Sae. Chart that goes by bolt size and pitch

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