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Old 12-14-2012, 10:33 AM
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I'd leave the locks off your locking bolts for awhile. You'll need to check them often enough that it will be a pain to remove them each time, so save them for after the gaskets have seated. The bolts don't usually work loose until the gasket seats from heating, and then the resulting slack lets them begin to loosen.
I check/tighten mine after every short drive for at least the first half dozen times, and then they should stay tight and not leak so you can install your locks.
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