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Originally Posted by matt_05stroker
Does anyone know how tight to tighten the band clamp from the turbo to the down pipe? My exhaust seems loose, it wiggles at the turbo, and there is some soot also.( I never had it apart).Thanks!
When I put my exhaust on I tightened it to about 10ft/lbs then got under the truck and wiggled the downpipe. That seated it and I tightened it the rest of the way. I didn't use a torque wrench...
I'd say tighten to about half a grunt.
Your grunts may vary.
2005 F250 XLT crew cab used for camper towing, kid hauling and commuting:
Banks Monster Exhaust, Banks Ram Air Intake, SCT with tunes from Innovative Diesel, Zoodad mod, High Idle Mod, Reverse light floods, ARE Shell, HAM Radio Antennas (80m-10m screwdriver, 2m, 440, 6m whip)
First 25k was run on Biodiesel but it's too much trouble so I'm dino-diesel only now > 50k