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Old 05-02-2013, 07:54 PM
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Didn't torque sparkplugs specifically?

During my sparkplug DIY I din't torque them to any specification.
What is the figure they need to be torqued to?

I found 21 ft/lb = 28 N/m

I just want to confirm this is indeed the correct figure.

Then I'll get back in there and torque them properly.

Thank you

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Old 05-02-2013, 09:45 PM
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Yes sounds good (21 lbs)
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:42 AM
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Lots more including torque is in this thread:
- One user's pictorial DIY for replacing the BMW M54 engine spark plugs (1)
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