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Hello everyone!

I'm working on replacing the spark plugs on my 124 but have run into an issue. I can't get to the last one due to the crossbar on top of it.
I don't have any issues with removing it, but want to make sure I get it torque back down properly.
Does anyone know what this beam is and what the torque specs on it are?
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Might check websites selling aftermarket bars and see what torque specs they are using.
 
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I have taken that off several times and put it back on and I just go by Common Sense feel. I give it about 7 Hulk Hogan's but no more than that. It's never come loose.
 

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Hi...and here's the thing.....You don't actually need it "if" your Spider is not being used on track as we have "Multi-Link assembly which means that all the stresses are spread throughout the Multi-Link points and not through the turrets, check it out....... So, you could remove and ebay it even. Cheers
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You sure you cant take the bolt out of the coil pack, fenegle the connector out, then gently rotate and pull up on the coil?
It is so much easier to just remove the strut tower brace than to even think about ways to do the job without removing it. Chin is right about just use your common sense when tightening the bolts as you reinstall it. Redhawk gave you a reasonable torque spec if you want to use it.
 
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Good point @The Chin @Julia DeGrace. I'm sure we've all snapped off enough bolts over time to know when it's tight vs. when it's about to break.
 
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