<VV> U-joint torque
bryan at skiblack.com
Tue Nov 10 07:52:40 EST 2020
This chart says 12 foot pounds dry and 6 lubricated:
Personally I put red loctite on the u-joint straps. Having one come out can really ruin your day.
> On Nov 9, 2020, at 2:56 PM, Randy (Cap'n) Hook via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org <mailto:virtualvairs at corvair.org>> wrote:
> Question: What do the 1/4 X 20 u-joint bolts on a '65 get torqued to? I scoured the shop manual from cover to cover and couldn't find any mention of it. When I looked in the '66 and '69 supplements it was in there for the bigger bolts. Since I have no desire to twist off a grade 8 bolt already in the hole, I just torqued them to 7 ft. lbs. (84 in lbs.) What does anyone else torque them to and why. Thanks in advance.
> Randy (Cap'n) Hook
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