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Old 10-29-2020, 05:23 AM   #1
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Default Engine mount bolts torque

I'm chasing a vibration and thought I'd recheck the torque on my engine mount bolts. I don't want to flatten the donuts unnecessarily. 25 pf correct?
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Clem, I've never set those engine/transmission mounts, with rubber donut motor mounts to a specific torque reading. I usually tighten the nut to the point where the cotter pin can be inserted.
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Old 10-29-2020, 10:45 AM   #3
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Tighten nut down until you feel the resistance of the biscuit. Then tighten until you can insert the cotter pin. For some reason my 40 has acorn nuts. They were there when I bought the car in 1963.
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Old 10-29-2020, 11:19 AM   #4
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thanks!
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19Fordy: They're Kingpin locking bolt nuts.
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Old 10-29-2020, 11:33 AM   #6
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19Fordy: They're Kingpin locking bolt nuts.
Thanks Mart. I never thought of that. I know the front suspension was replaced before I bought the car but, never thought of king pin locking bolts.
They have worked fine.
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Old 10-29-2020, 02:40 PM   #7
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They look spiffy, too!
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Thanks. iIlike that word "spiffy", I use it a lot and people think I'm living in the past.

You and I are probably the few who use it.
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Old 10-30-2020, 12:30 AM   #9
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I haven't used "spiffy" in a long time. Let me try:

"Charlie, that is a spiffy chic you brung to the dance..." no,no,no: That is incorrect. "Charlie, that is a spiffy Ford you are driving." ah!
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Old 10-30-2020, 12:32 AM   #10
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I haven't used "spiffy" in a long time. Let me try:

"Charlie, that is a spiffy chic you brung to the dance..."
no,no,no: That is incorrect.
"Charlie, that is a spiffy Ford you are driving."
ah!
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Old 10-30-2020, 12:37 AM   #11
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Default Re: Engine mount bolts torque

I found I had to tighten the nus a good bit to expose the cotter pin holes.
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