Crush Washer

William K Denton wkdenton at
Fri Nov 2 19:46:09 PDT 2007

Yep, tis true.  I use two new ones every oil change ($0.50/ea at Sears 
Hardware) and always use a torque wrench to tighten them.  YMMVBIDI

Bill in Yardley, PA
wkdenton at
'96 GPz1100

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "andy burkard" <andyburkard at>

> ask Bill Denton about his buddy's crush washer...
> oops, nope, that was a mushroomed washer cause he over
> torqued it - to the point of splitting the case on a
> x-country trip a few years back.  D'oh!!

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