Head bolt torque spec


Old 09-10-02, 10:59 PM
Rhodes Wilk
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I am currently overhauling an 8 HP Briggs and Straton engine that is operating on a Troy-Built "Horse" Tiller. Can anyone tell me what the head bolts should be torqued to (FT.LB.)?
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Old 09-10-02, 11:24 PM
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Hello Rhodes!

If it is an aluminum cylinder, the torque is 165 in. lbs.

If it is a cast iron cylinder, the torque is 190 in. lbs.

This is for a model 19xxxx model engine, which is an 8hp. The 1st 2 numbers must be 19.

Hope this helps!
Old 09-11-02, 11:00 AM
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head bolt torque specs

Thanks cheese! That will help.

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