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1925 Dodge head torque settings *DELETED*


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About seven or eight years ago I needed to correctly torque the head on my '23. Couldn't find any specs for cars before the early 30s, but found an article in Skinned Knuckles that listed specs for all makes from the early 30s forward. The lowest values were in the 60 to 65 foot pound range and there were diagrams for tightening patterns. I used the Chrysler products diagram for the then current flat head six that showed a radial tightening pattern from the center out to either end of the head. I tightened at four or five values working up to 65 foot pounds. Haven't had any leakage problems since. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif" alt="" />

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Hey Rick,We at Barker Machine Shop (ROMAR) Torque at 65 lbs BUT we do it in 3 passes start with 25 lbs then 45 lbs then finish with 65 lbs after the engine is warm at operation temp. then we recheck the torque at 65

See you at John

Vern. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif" alt="" />

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