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Old 04-09-2008, 10:47 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Hair
I guess that inner thread friction affects torque values.
It does, but in this application I thi nk you'd be hard pressed to get the bolts in without getting some engine oil on them. When I've removed my cam bridges I always put a light coating of engine oil on the bolt threads before reinstallation, and it doesn't seem to have done any harm yet!

I'd be wary about putting anti-seize on a bolt that's inside the engine, although I admit it's unlikely to do any harm.
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