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Old 01-09-2005, 09:35 PM   #1
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Default Torque specs on 1.6 VTec head.

Does anyone know what the torque specs are when replacing a head gasket on a '94 EX?

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for head bolts?
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Yes, and it's a single cam.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">6. Tighten the cylinder head bolts in two steps, working your way from the inside bolts to the outside bolts.
-Step 1: 22 lb ft
-Step 2: 53 lb ft</TD></TR></TABLE>

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Default Re: Torque specs on 1.6 VTec head. (chowmien)

Thank you very much. I'll hit you back once I'm done.
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tighten them in the sequence in the haynes or helms manual to about 23 lbs. then go back throught the same sequence and tighten them to 54 lbs.
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Default Re: Torque specs on 1.6 VTec head. (socaly4life)

if you don't want it too leak, 23ft lbs , then 65ft lbs

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if you don't want it too leak, 23ft lbs , then 65ft lbs
if you do this and when you break a headbolt, or when you warp the head, you are gonna wish you hadnt listened to this guy
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tighten them in the sequence in the haynes or helms manual
Indeed, stick to specs, don't overtighten the bolts because it won't leak if you tighten them to spec.
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Indeed, stick to specs, don't overtighten the bolts because it won't leak if you tighten them to spec.
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