Flywheel Bolts: Shouldered vs. Non-shouldered??

Huw Powell audi at
Fri Aug 25 13:39:52 EDT 2006

> I'm doing a clutch job on an '85 VW QSW (same
> engine/drive train as in the 4KQ).
> The Bentley manual gives 2 different torque specs for
> the flywheel bolts, base on either: "bolts WITH a
> shoulder" vs. "bolts WITHOUT shoulder."
> Now, the hex bolts I took off have a washer
> incorporated on the head as one solid piece. Bolt
> looks like a hexagonal little hat, to visualize.
> So, is safe to assume they are bolts with a shoulder,
> correct?

Yes, those are shouldered.

Huw Powell

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