Holy crap 34 nm iirc is so much higher than all the other non yielded m8 bolts on the bed plate, I would start to be worried about stripping threads. Let me double check one more time on ISTA.The guard says 25 ft-lbs on the packaging so 34Nm rounded. The capture doesn't have any specs, so I am assuming it's 35Nm as required for the OEM bolts. Might shoot Tony an email and confirm just to be safe. It even came with some gummy bears, and a necklace thingamabob lol... I ordered some blue Loctite as well. Should I do a lower torque because I am using Loctite, or just stick with 25 ft-lbs?
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Blue loctite is not a torque multiplier (according to their instructions) so no need to drop torque. However I would probably not put 34 nm on the bed plate bolts that hold the crank seal guard in, especially since all the other recommendations are in the low 20 nm range.