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    Stupid question

     



    Hey there just getting ready to replace harmonic balancer on my 460 Ford(1971) and trying to remember if to loosen the bolt you go clockwise(which I think) or counterclockwise like all other bolts?
    Thanks, and sorry for the brain fart!
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    Just like any other bolt, lefty loosey, righty tighty!!!!!!
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    Thanks Dave!
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    Too technical for me. I'll defer to Dave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Tracks View Post
    Too technical for me. I'll defer to Dave.

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    If I'm supposed to be the technical guy, we all be in a whole heap of trouble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Seems to me that the heads on left handed bolts have a marking of some kind.
    Any ideas on that Dave? I may be have a brain toot here.
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    It's lefty lucy, righty tighty! Thanks again. Just figuring out stuff before dropping engine back in truck.
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    You might be thinking of the old MoPar lug bolts, they were marked left and right??? The only thing I have left handed hardware on now is a couple of air grinders that are reversible...no markings on them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stovens View Post
    It's lefty lucy,
    LOOSIE, I'm home hahaha
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    No markings that I know of on leftie thread bolts.

    Last one I ran into, was on an Indian motorcycle. The compensatory sprocket , and it torques down to 80 ft-lb
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    Just on the blade tightening bolt on my circular saw, and on the 3.5 in grinder, here otherwise don't have any others that I remember!
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    Acetylene hose connections
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    left side wagon wheels on a Conestoga
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