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  • Model A Torque Table?

    Has anyone made up a torque table for the Model A?
    Regards - Neil Wilson - [email protected]

  • #2
    Brattons has one in their catalogue, and I am fairly sure Mitch has re-posted that here in the technical area, with some refinements. For example the spec for the camshaft is way over what the cam gear makers suggest

    here it is
    https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...-w-corrections
    Last edited by tbirdtbird; 11-16-2017, 09:30 AM.

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    • BILL WILLIAMSON
      BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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      I torqued the lid on my Peanut Butter, by GUESS & couldn't get it off!---Should I weld on a Washer & a Nut?
      Dad Hungry

    • tbirdtbird
      tbirdtbird commented
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      Bill, that is too much work, just break the jar with a hammer

    • CarlG
      CarlG commented
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      Peanut Butter jars are now plastic, hammer just bounces off.

    • MikeK
      MikeK commented
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      Freeze the plastic jar with dry ice. Then the hammer will work.

  • #3
    As Ford never had torque specs, any table would be just a guess based on bolt size like the Les Andrews books have in it. Some values would be too much for the intended use.

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    • #4
      Just tighten until tight. Ford did not use torque wrenches, but had a different wrench for each application, and the handle was designed to provide the correct tightness. That is why the rod nuts are 21/32. Only the rod nut wrench would fit that job. Common sense is the best guide. Anybody with any mechanical experience knows how tight a bolt or nut should be.
      Bill
      http://www.brauchauto.com/
      Eastern Connecticut

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