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Some recommend a slightly lower torque specification. Click on the link below to read their comments...Danthesignman wrote: » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:36 pm
I`m torquing heads on a 140 tomorrow and have no manual and no idea...
A 13/16" Deep Socket and 9/16" Socket is needed.[/center]
https://ssl.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalo ... ow_page=13HEADNUTS – ORIGINAL STYLE:
Used ONLY on Upper Head Studs These have the original style built-in “collar”, (just a flat washer under a regular nut is not suggested). Our head nuts are heat treated & have been tested to over 55 ft/lb., however, they should not be reused after the engine is run & the nuts removed. Head nuts and rocker studs should only be torqued 32-34 ft/lb. For all Corvairs. 12 needed to do two (2) heads.
CHROME ACORN NUTS: Install after the headnuts to keep the ends of the studs from rusting (for upper studs).
Part number C1089: NUTS-HEAD-SET 12 PLATED (SET 6=C4633) CHROME ACORN NUTS TO COVER END OF STUD =C3413
Weight: 0 lbs 6 oz
Catalog Page(s): 13(69),20,181,329,OT-4 40(RM19)
1 - 1 $ 6.20
Part number C3413: NUTS-12 CHROME ACORN-UPPER HEAD STUDS
Weight: 0 lbs 6 oz
Catalog Page(s): 13(69),20,181
Price: $ 15.20
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