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93 mercury cougar: changing head gaskets..torque specson head bolts

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i iam changing head gaskets on my 93 mercury cougar what are torque specson head bolts
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Enclosed are the specs and the proper order to tighten them.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok are the bolts suspose to loosen all the way mine when i do this i can take them out by hand
Yes once there loose they can be removed by had.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok thanks so my haynes book is correct and do this one bolt at a time and do i use a dail indicator for last step

You can use one but its pretty safe if you also just use you judegment as to the amount of turns as long as your close and follow the enclosed steps

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