Head bolt socket size

John Larson j.d.larson at verizon.net
Mon Nov 5 08:59:26 EST 2001

It's common trade practice to replace "torque to yield" bolts.  There are
ways to measure them to determine whether they can be reused, but I'm not
gonna bother.  I ALWAYS replace them.  John
----- Original Message -----
From: "Burl Vibert" <blur at sympatico.ca>
To: "John Larson" <j.d.larson at verizon.net>
Cc: <kbogach at home.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 5:33 AM
Subject: Re: Head bolt socket size

> Hi John
> The Bentley manual says the bolts can be reused.  Is it a rule or a
> recommendation that they be replaced?
> Burl Vibert
> 1987 5kcstq
> Kingston, Ontario
> John Larson wrote:
> >  BTW, head bolts are NOT reused.  Snap on sells a
> > good one, and Stahlwille or Hazet (and Facom) in Europe as well as the
> > HTH, John

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