torquing intake manifold bolts - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 10-06-2011, 06:47 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
Stargzr75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: San Antonio, Tx.
Posts: 26
Question torquing intake manifold bolts

I recently changed out the intake manifold gasket on my 1991 2.5L. I torqued the bolts to 23Ft/Lbs per my Haynes manual. There is a tiny stream of antifreeze leaking out from the bottom of the manifold. It stops once the engine is heated up, and the metal expands. My question is, Would it be ok to tighten up the bolts a few extra Ft/Lbs?

__________________
Square lights rock!
Stargzr75 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 10-06-2011, 08:14 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Utah
Posts: 88
Did you reuse the original fasteners or new? Also did you follow the pattern for torquing down the bolts
__________________
Location: 3 Hours from Little Sahara Dunes
4 Hours from St. Anthony Dunes
4.5 hours from MOAB
DamnBigPapa is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
intake manifold , torque

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
JK Intake Manifold Leaking Codeman911 JK General Discussion Forum 16 12-21-2011 10:56 PM
How To: Fix a Clogged Fuel Intake or Change a Fuel Filter! burton160w TJ General Discussion Forum 5 08-04-2011 01:42 AM
Exhaust Manifold Bolts jamesdeanblvd TJ Tech Forum 2 01-04-2011 11:20 PM
Head Bolts Tall Pieman TJ Tech Forum 5 11-06-2010 09:39 PM
intake manifold issue kecksnext TJ Tech Forum 3 05-14-2010 05:06 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:39 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC