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Valve cover question

This is a discussion on Valve cover question within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Originally Posted by 35th-ANV-SS Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 they jumped twice off center on different sides. Did you also use ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 35th-ANV-SS View Post
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    they jumped twice off center on different sides.
    Did you also use a punch?
    Yes I did and it jumped out...some how. However I can no longer see where it is or was but I am going to use this industrial JB weld for aluminium to fill the hole and then redrill the hole with the same size bit and then tap the hole.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 View Post
    Well my grommets came in today and I will be installing them tonight, hopefully those allow me to fully tighten down the valve cover.
    Tq is 118" lbs or 8.8' lbs for the covers

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    Quote Originally Posted by SMWS6TA View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 98TransAmWs-6 View Post
    Well my grommets came in today and I will be installing them tonight, hopefully those allow me to fully tighten down the valve cover.
    Tq is 118" lbs or 8.8' lbs for the covers
    Thanks Scott.

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