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Engine Mount Torque Specs

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After a few months of having my 96 DR350S in pieces I finally completed blasting and powder coating early this week. I put the engine in this evening and I was torquing down all of the mounting bolts and as you can see from the first picture two snapped. The two in question are bolts numbered 6 in the torque specs. The low end being 27, I had my wrench set to 25 and the first broke, I checked my wrench to make sure it was set properly and even reset my wrench and the second one broke as well. I thought maybe I mixed up the bolts labeled 6 aren't actually long enough to work in the 7 spot. Does anyone have the ability to confirm these specs before I buy two new bolts and break them as well?

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So after taking an hour to take my mind off of this I thought about the parts list I had looked up and realized that the bolt on the parts list was an 8x70 mm for that mount. I went and measured my bolt and its 7x75 mm. I guess a previous owner probably broke or lost the original bolts and bought some cheap crap from the hardware store. I guess it's time to get some new hardware anyways.

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