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Old 03-10-2009, 08:51 PM
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hey everyone... i got an 88 gt 5 speed completely stock if you can believe noticed i lost some coolant past couple of days and now i noticed that my timing cover is cracked by one of the top bolts. SOOO which timing cover do i use ? i read that there is one with a dipstick hole and one with not both say for a 5.0 but confused on which.... link to where i can get one is appreciated thanks!
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one witout dipstick is what you need.....other one is for a front sump motor
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awesome thanks alot !!! o n uhh any idea how much i should torque it down to if any
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just tighten the bolts by hand... they dont need to be torqued.... and the actual torque rating is in the In/lbs.... so go easy on it
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will do thanks for the replies !!!
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