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Old 07-09-2007, 12:46 AM   #1
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What would happen if the head is over torqued?
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Old 07-09-2007, 04:09 AM   #2
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You **** up the bolts and the block. There is a reason that they have those specs, stick to them to avoid the bad ****.
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why are you worried about the head not sealing? you did listen to me and torque in the proper sequence and increase by 5-10 psi over multiple passes right? Like if you didn't it might not be a big deal at all, but it also might leak like a sieve. OTOH you are too farr along to look back now, and just finish it up and fix any leaks and whatnot at a later date.
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If you dont properly torque the head you will take a chance of warping it warped heads are bad, a new HG wont fix a warped head.
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