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Old 06-02-2011, 05:27 AM
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Intercooler Tube

What is the torque of the intercooler spring t bolts on the boots? Thanks.

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Old 06-02-2011, 06:00 AM
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9 ft/lbs. B
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Old 06-02-2011, 06:05 AM
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Oops. 9 lbs-ft. LOL not proper format
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Old 06-02-2011, 06:20 AM
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Okay 9 foot pounds. Just wondering because dieselsite says to torque 60 inch pounds. I am receiving their boots and clamps today. So that means 5 foot pounds? That seems a little to low for me.

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Old 06-02-2011, 07:44 AM
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Ford factory manual says 9 lbs-ft
for ALL of those clamps with the spring.
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Okay thanks.

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Old 06-02-2011, 11:18 AM
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Sorry to be a PITA but should I go with what diesel site says or ford?

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i tq them to 12 ft lbs because i got sick of em popping off, you wont break anything by doing that either... but when in doubt go by what fords tq spec is...
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Yah I guess as long as the spring is not completely compressed a little extra would be fine.
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I tighten the **** out of mine, never had an issue.
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