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Re: It's back!

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From: Phil Payne <Phil@isham-research.demon.co.uk>
Date: Friday, March 13, 1998 5:57 PM
Subject: It's back!

>Add front right wheel bolts torqued to 235 lb ft.
>I've just sent a note suggesting they find the monkey that did this,
>find the tool he used, and break it over his head.
> Phil Payne

    That's bad, Phil, but I've got a better story than that! During a
regular tune-up, the mechanic torqued the spark plugs on my brother's 454
chevvy engine to ~200 lb.ft. with an impact wrench, and to make matters
worse these were the small 5/8" drive tapered seat plugs. We broke one of
the plugs off in the head taking them out. Made for an interesting evening.
    It boggles the mind that anyone would use an air wrench on a spark plug!

Fred Munro
'91 200q  247k km