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  • adrianh posted on the forum topic Keel Bolts in the group AvatarBoat Maintenance:   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    @will: Thanks for the alert. You referred to Waterline’s new keel bolt torque spec, which is 48.7 ft-lbs for the 5/8 bolts on my 1981 J24. This is way lower than 100 – 120 ft-lbs recommended by TPI in this old verm-job article (http://www.j24class.org/usa/faqs/verm_repair.htm). That old spec is in line with general recommendations for bolt torque, [...]


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