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#849828 05/24/2021 11:03 AM
by Dennis Yurcik
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Hi all,
Anyone have thoughts on the torque settings for the rocker cover nuts?
I don't see anything specifically listed in the factory or Haynes manuals.
For now I'm just going with "snug".

This if for my '67 Lightning.

Thanks much.
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#849867 May 24th a 05:18 PM
by MarcB
Rockers are not under pressure so "snug" is good enough. You don't want to put so much pressure as to potentially warp the gasket surface. This is especially critical of the two middle studs, as the cover "floats" at those two studs. Tightening too much in that area won't help with sealing and will likely do more harm than good.
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#849835 May 24th a 12:54 PM
by Nick H
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Yeah I don't see it either but imagine it's pretty low like the Triumph rocker box torques at 5 ft/lb.
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