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valve cover torque

i just installed a cam gear and i was wondering if anyone knew what to torque the bolts on the valve cover to. it only took 10 ft lbs to loosen them, so i tightend them to 10 for now. Im just making sure because 10 ft lbs seems loose to me.
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i dont need an exact number... i just want to know if anyone elses was as loose as mine
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DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN those bolts.... I alreayd broke like 3 of them which really sucks.....
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According to my Helms manual, your suppose to tighen the cylinder head cover in two or three steps, ending with the final torque setting of 7.2lbf-ft.
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