[TR] Re torque TR4A head, hot or cold ?

wbeech wbeech at flash.net
Tue Jul 31 17:14:42 MDT 2018

Thanks Tony, I have aluminum and thought it was the same for both.



From: Triumphs [mailto:triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Tony Drews
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1:26 PM
To: triumphs at autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [TR] Re torque TR4A head, hot or cold ?


Retorque hot.

A rule I thumb I was recently told: Iron head = retorque hot, Aluminum head = retorque cold.

Cheers, Tony Drews


On 7/31/2018 10:51 AM, asg123 at centurylink.net <mailto:asg123 at centurylink.net>  wrote:

Recently replace the exhaust valves on my car.  New German made head gasket. Running well, very pleased.  Wonder what the consensus is it better 

to re torque when engine is cool or hot?  As always thanks to all for the help I have received keeping this car going over the years.  Arnold S Gilmour



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