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DoRkyCeLica
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Dec 18, 6:04pm - #354442 
One Problem after another

I was changing my lift bolts on my 2000 GTS then the stud on the valve cover wich connect it to the ventilator pipe broke. So then i was goin to dealership asking them if they had it in stock, of course they didn't. So i just went to Home Depot to get some screws to subsitute. Then i was gonna open the valve cover again, then a nut drops in wear the chain belt is.

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Dec 18, 6:05pm - #354443 
damn dude, i hope you get it worked out


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Dec 18, 6:07pm - #354444 
Sorry to hear this. How was changing those bolts other then breaking other parts!

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Dec 18, 6:09pm - #354445 
broken stud

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Dec 18, 6:13pm - #354446 
changing the bolts was a breeze. but i suggest not to tighten the nuts ont the stud connecting to the ventilator pipe to tight cause it will break off. I use a torque wrench and set it for 17 pounds and it broke around 10 pounds. I ended up using the screws from the valve cover, which fit perfectly.

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Dec 18, 7:03pm - #354447 
That one reason I like the GT, NO lift bolts thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup
But I do wish I got lift cry cry cry


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Dec 19, 4:48am - #354448 
Originally Posted by DoRkyCeLica
changing the bolts was a breeze. but i suggest not to tighten the nuts ont the stud connecting to the ventilator pipe to tight cause it will break off. I use a torque wrench and set it for 17 pounds and it broke around 10 pounds. I ended up using the screws from the valve cover, which fit perfectly.


what torque did the Toyota service manual recommend? 17 ft-lbs?

how do your old lift bolts look life?


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