Head retorque

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Thought so.  Rather than a mileage figure, I've used engine run time to dictate re-torgue, usually about 10 hours.  Thanks to all for the input.

 

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Following head torque after initial run, it seems that I read somewhere to torque again after about 500 miles/10 hours run time.  Yes or no?
Yes for the classic Mini engine, No for the new MINI engine.

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Following head torque after initial run, it seems that I read somewhere to torque again after about 500 miles/10 hours run time.  Yes or no?
Yes but i do it before 500 miles.

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Following head torque after initial run, it seems that I read somewhere to torque again after about 500 miles/10 hours run time.  Yes or no?

 

"To catch one, you need one"....John Cooper