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torque specs on exhaust

Hello I am new to the forum.

I am installing cobra drag pipes on my 2005 midnight Silverado and I can not find the torque specs for the exhaust. I was hoping that y'all could help me. please and thank you
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pipe-to-cylinder head nuts and manifold bolts---15 ft-lb
muffler clamp screws-----15 ft-lb
muffler hanger bolts----18 ft-lb. (15= 20N*m, 18=25N*m)
Cant say that I know many that do torque them.
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So you don't have to torque them learn something new. thank you

Taking it to a bike shop in costly so I am trying to do what I can to save money and time.
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If you have a torque wrench, then you should use it. Safer for you and the bike.
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Hi Ernest, and welcome. See how helpful our members are? Awesome group of folks here.

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I usually work on cars, motorcycles are new to me however I have been riding for a couple of years. I figured it was time to learn how to work on them. Thank you for your help and I will definitely use me torque wrench.
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don't forget to loc tight the hanger bolts. i learned that when mine came loose and i know i tightened it good
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So got my cobra pipes on finly. I got the ride it around the block today. The guy i bought it from lied to me imagine that I have to go get my carburetor jetted.
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