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mirage main caps

07-07-2006, 09:20 PM
guys don't buy chiltons manual. i am currently assembling my 1.5 and while looking up the torque specifications for the main caps and the rod caps, i found that they arent in the manual!!!!!!!

this sucks. what kind of manual is this??!!!

so if anybody knows the torque specs for 1994 main caps please let me know as well as the rod caps

07-08-2006, 11:31 AM
FWIW, the specs for the 1.5 in '00 are..

rod caps 12 ft lbs + 90 deg to 100 deg
main caps 37 ft lbs

These figures from the '00 shop manual. Use them at your own risk.

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