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2000 BMW 540i Question: Intake bolts

 

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Mari908, Fresno, CA, November 27, 2010, 19:07
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I just need to find out he pounds to which I have to tighten the bolts for the intake. My question is regarding the intake bolts. How many pounds do the intake bolts have to be when installing them?

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    November 27, 2010, 21:30
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    I'm showing 22Nm...which is about 16 Lb Ft.

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    November 29, 2010, 05:07
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    The torque is based on the bolt's size. Here is from the manual:

    Intake Manifold
    Thread Measure
    M8 22 Nm
    M7 15 Nm
    M6 10 Nm

    Zee

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    DaveJHM, November 29, 2010, 12:25
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    Much more clear - thanks Zee!

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