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Cylinder Head Bolts: Replacing & Tightening

Cylinder head bolts clamp the cylinder head to the block. To maintain a tight leak-free seal, the bolts must the tightened in the proper sequence and torqued to specifications. But things can sometimes go wrong when tightening head bolts. This article on head bolts covers bolt stretch and loading, torque to yield (TTY) head bolts, methods of torquing head bolts, and tips on how to install head bolts the right way...

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