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m43 rocker cover bolts

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by micklaw, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. micklaw

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    Hi all
    Can anyone advice on the correct torque setting for the rocker cover bolts on an m43 engine
    Many thanks mick
     
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    I can get it on Monday for you Mick if that is soon enough. Would need you to PM your reg.no. for the system we have at work.

    Cheers, Tony.
     
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  3. micklaw

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    Cheers tony its x602kpy as in the avitar :)
    Thanks very much
     
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  5. micklaw

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    I am changing the old cover for one I have had polished it looks quite nice.
    Hope it looks good when fitted;-)
     
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    Yeah, IKNOW, should've gone to Specsavers. Ha,Ha. It's my ear infection you know.=))
     
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    What Jim, of my poorly ear?:)
     
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    15nm I would put new gaskets on as they go brittle with age including the bolt washers
     
  10. micklaw

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    Yes I am getting new gaskets tommorow good tip on bolt washers thanks
     
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    I think the bolts have "O" rings, maybe called washers?
     
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    Will have a look on oem
     
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    #6 on here:
    image.jpg
     
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  14. zedonist

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    And as the screw is 6mm then torque is 12nm not 15nm which is for 8mm
     
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    Thanks very much zedonist
     
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    There you go Mick, thanks Richard.:)
     
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    As ever everyone as helpful as ever cheers guys :)
     
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    Only if it's polished T-, JIM
     
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    Polished!! I could cheerfully have cut the Bloody thing off and posted to you over the weekend mate, one of the most painful things I've ever had ( please don't mention childbirth anyone=)))
    Anyway back to the Doc's today and on top off anti-biotics, co-codamol painkillers and anti septic spray I've now got some steroids to take.
    On top of this no Monkey Shoulder or Sheep Dip either so a very dry week or two. Plus I'm banned from top down motoring till its better. I wouldn't want this on a plane ride Jim.

    Cheers, Tony.
     
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    Sounds painful alright! Watch those steroids, they cause your testicles to shrivel up and die!! JIM
     
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