Originally Posted by Flyman
KC 20 ft lb = 240 inch lb. That sounds like a lot for a 8mm stud. Fred heads recommends
I have just read this & that & if I was dealing with USA made stuff I would have never ask.
I paint and spin the head on most builds so I do this alot.
For 48cc bikes I don't go over 15#, but on 66cc they get 20#.
We just use a cross pattern 5# at a time and don't have compression or gasket problems.