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Thread: sump bolts

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    sump bolts

    The socket Cap Bolts that hold the sump on,(not the oil filter or sump plug).

    to tighten them the manual says 15nm torque seems way to high?

    Do you know the exact figure?

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    Re: sump bolts

    Yep, I put my sump back on and found it way too tight too. just bang em up to about 9, that should be ok.
    Birdie num num........

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    Re: sump bolts

    thanks thats what Dave said.

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    Re: sump bolts

    Dave is a very wise man..........
    Birdie num num........

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    Re: sump bolts

    Quote Originally Posted by drrnjns View Post
    Dave is a very wise man..........

    so are you

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    Re: sump bolts

    9.8 Nm is the correct figure.
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    Re: sump bolts

    Quote Originally Posted by Pal View Post
    9.8 Nm is the correct figure.

    thanks I thought the manual was wrong.

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    Re: sump bolts

    Quote Originally Posted by Pal View Post
    9.8 Nm is the correct figure.
    Oiled up, dry or slightly oiled?

    And which oil are you putting in yer new Sump?
    Birdie num num........

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