Do I need a new harmonic balancer bolt?

Should I replace harmonic balancer bolt?

As long as it’s not over tighten (as with any bolt really) it still can be used. … Now if it’s head bolts or main bolts then I’ll replace them. Even though they generally can be reused.

Can you reuse crankshaft pulley bolts?

They can be reused IF they are torqued properly.

What size Bolt is the harmonic balancer?

Bolt, Harmonic Balancer Bolt, Chevrolet: 262-400, 7/16 x 20 thread, 13/16 in. head.

Are crankshaft bolts torque to yield?

If the crankshaft pulley bolt is removed it should be replaced as it is a torque to yield bolt. The installation of the crankshaft pulley requires that a specific torque operation be adhered to.

When should I replace my harmonic balancer?

Signs that your crankshaft harmonic balancer needs to be replaced include:

  1. The engine is loud and you feel vibrations coming from your engine.
  2. The pulley belt may slip causing your vehicle to backfire or misfire.
  3. The vehicle’s ignition timing will be off.
  4. The vehicle will not start at all.

Can I reuse the cam bolts?

Cam gear bolts arent stretch bolts.. reuse it. Although any bolt that requires a 1/4, 1/2 or whatever turn after torqueing it, is a stretch bolt, which stretches or torques to the bolt yeild.

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Can I reuse connecting rod bolts?

Like headbolts, you can reuse rod and main bolts assuming they are in good condition. Check them for excess stretching at the threads and where the head meets the bolt shank. Bolts are inexpensive, though. If you are intending on making a lot of power, consider new or upgraded bolts/studs.

Can I reuse my crankshaft?

yes you can reuse a crank make sure the jornals are clean no dull spots on them. everything should have a mirror polish. also check around the oil holes in the crank. when the crank fail they usually break at this point.

What size is a 5.3 harmonic balancer bolt?


Brand: ARP
Part Type: Fasteners
Thread Size: 16mm x 2.0
Underhead Length (in): 4.330 in.
Head Style: 12-point

Is the harmonic balancer bolt reverse thread?

As far as I know, it’s a standard left-hand thread.

What size is crankshaft bolt?

But the actual size is a 24mm.