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Offline Giles

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Nut/Bolt Torque
« on: September 05, 2016, 03:54:38 pm »
There is only one item on a chainsaw that I consider needing to be torqued.
That is the flywheel nut.
Can anyone tell me what torque is needed for the flywheel nut  on a red Echo CS330t?

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Re: Nut/Bolt Torque
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2016, 04:23:43 pm »
I just snug them down.  Never checked any with a torque wrench.
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Re: Nut/Bolt Torque
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2016, 04:36:35 pm »
Yeah that the way I have done it for over 50 years. Never had one come loose ---but why take the chance when I have a 3/8 calibrated Armstrong wrench.
I have also replace a lot of crankshafts that were twisted off from over tightening and replaced a few coils and other items when they came loose!

 

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