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 Post subject: Correct torque?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:43 pm 
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I'm planning to replace my original (came from the factory) iridiums with the KHTT16 (not iridiums) but don't have a torque wrench.
Which one from the table below is the right ratchet torque (number of turns)?
http://www.globaldenso.com/en/products/ ... index.html
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 Post subject: Re: Correct torque?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:11 am 
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well, I've never seen anyone using a torque wrench on spark plugs :-)
just start inserting the plug finger tight so that you won't crossthread the hole, tighten it until it the gasket hits the head and stops, then take the wrench and follow the instructions on the plug's box (usually: 1/2 turn with a gasket-type plug, or 1/8 turn if the plug is used - gasket already squeezed).

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 Post subject: Re: Correct torque?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:43 am 
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Rasmus Lino wrote:
well, I've never seen anyone using a torque wrench on spark plugs :-)
just start inserting the plug finger tight so that you won't crossthread the hole, tighten it until it the gasket hits the head and stops, then take the wrench and follow the instructions on the plug's box (usually: 1/2 turn with a gasket-type plug, or 1/8 turn if the plug is used - gasket already squeezed).

best,

RL

OK, so just as the denso link says:
http://www.globaldenso.com/en/products/ ... index.html
Insert and tighten by hand until it stops and then give it a 2/3 turn with a wrench. That's great, thanks.


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