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  • Model T Head Bolt Tightening Sequence.

    I made this illustration based on Murray Fahnestocks recommended pattern in the Model T Ford Owner. The original in the book is small an not very useful while actually doing the job.
    This can be printed out on an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet and used while torquing down the head bolts. Recommended max torque is 55 ft. lbs.

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