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Sealing Up Valve Covers?

Doe's any one no when puting back valve covers on 2002 7.3 do you need to use any sealant on valve covers or the gasket, & how tight to you make the bolts.
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No sealant necessary, and I believe covers are 97 inch pounds. Just dont go too tight and bend it with depression at bolt.

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correct, no sealant. and I dont know about torquing them. I go just snug, and about 1/2 turn or a little more to tighten them.

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