What Tool to Use to Torque a Hex Head Bolt?

Answer Torque is the applied tightness of the retaining bolt without over-tightening (which can mash threads to the mating surfaces) or under-tightening (which can lead to the bolt not holding the compone... Read More »

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GM Head Bolt Torque Specs?

General Motors and its subdivisions, including Chevrolet, manufacture a variety of engines, including big blocks, small blocks, 90-degree V6s, and 60-degree V6s. These engines all have distinct fea... Read More »

SBC Head Bolt Torque Specifications?

In 1955, GM took the automotive world by storm with the introduction of the Chevrolet Small Block V8 Engine. The SBC was originally designed for the Corvette, but soon became the standard for GM mu... Read More »

How to Torque an Aluminum Head Bolt?

Properly torquing your engine's aluminum head bolts is vital to avoid various sealant problems such as oil leaks and cylinder compression loss. The head bolts are evenly distributed along the edge ... Read More »

Kia Rio: Head Bolt Torque Specifications?

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