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Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by '91rex, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. '91rex

    '91rex New Member

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    so i'm taking the mugen header from my d/d crx dx and hope to accomplish putting in on my ed9 d16a6. was wondering if anyone knows the tightening sequence? and i'm w/o a torque wrench, is that a problem my car can live with??
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    tighten from the center outwards... hand tight is fine.. after you drive it and let it cool off, re tighten them..
     
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    so taking them off would be the opposite, right?
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    yep.. to remove, start on the outside and work your way to the inside
     
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    take it to "MIDUS" and ask if they would torque wrench your header bolts for ya...i did and the guy did it....because it wasnt busy that day so i got lucky....;)
     
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    nice^_^. thanx, i ll try that
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    If you wanna torque em down, go to autozone and get a tq wrench for 20-40 bucks. :)
     
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    problem...can't get that sucker out, almost tried it all. impact wrench, air drill....header swap is now on hold...any ideas???
     
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    idk, i took it to a muffler shop to let them play w/ it. we'll see how it goes in a few hrs...
     
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