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techtalk:ih:engmech03a [2018/05/20 06:00]
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techtalk:ih:engmech03a [2018/05/21 07:47] (current)
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   - Re-check (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))   - Re-check (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))
   - Tighten base nuts. Don't go ape on torque. Iron heads use fine threads, cars use coarse. Fine threads have way more mechanical advantage. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8)) ​   - Tighten base nuts. Don't go ape on torque. Iron heads use fine threads, cars use coarse. Fine threads have way more mechanical advantage. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8)) ​
-    - Torque up the base nuts using a torque wrench and a ground down crows foot. The base nuts take 30ft Lbs or 360 in/lbs. With the crows foot, you torque to 335 in/lbs to make up for the extra leverage. [[techtalk:​ref:​tools01-025#​ih_cylinder_base_nut|If you grind down the crows foot like this]], it works quite well. ((Hopper of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=395586)) ​+    - Torque up the base nuts using a torque wrench and a ground down crows foot. The base nuts take 30ft Lbs or 360 in/lbs. With the crows foot, you torque to 335 in/lbs to make up for the extra leverage. [[techtalk:​ref:​tools125#​ih_cylinder_base_nut|If you grind down the crows foot like this]], it works quite well. ((Hopper of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=395586)) ​
   - Tighten all head bolts somewhat. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))   - Tighten all head bolts somewhat. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))
   - Re-check. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))   - Re-check. (((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=8))