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Dsmguy1993
01-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Hey so I just got done rebuilding my sr20det but before i put the oil pans on I had one thing that was bothering me. My question is and Ive heard from some people that yes you can, but can the OEM main bolts be re-used? If so how many time? I re-used mine because I heard they are not TTY.

S14rebuild
01-03-2020, 12:28 PM
Yes u can reuse them

Dsmguy1993
01-04-2020, 01:04 AM
Thanks yeah they torqued down to 65 ft/lb just fine as well I had to clean the threads a bit aside from that worked perfect.

kyral
01-04-2020, 11:12 AM
you can resuse them for sure. but 65ft/lb seems isnanely tight for them

Dsmguy1993
01-04-2020, 04:35 PM
Really? I thought that was oem spec

kyral
01-04-2020, 06:21 PM
I looked in the fsm for Sr20det and it said 24-28ftlbs and then another 40-50 degrees after that

it was a multi step process
I referenced an s14 sr20det fsm

Dsmguy1993
01-04-2020, 06:50 PM
Okay I will retorque those before I put my lower oil pans on im getting ready to time my motor My crank spins fine with my mains at 65 ft lbs