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'80 P200E, '76 Primavera 125 ET3. '59 Vespa 150
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I was leaking a bit of oil around my head, as discussed here.

P200 Warped cylinder head?

I rode home from work, hung out for 30 or 45 minutes and decided, "Hmmm maybe my head nuts need tightening", so I tightened them.

The engine was still warm, but not too hot to touch.

I know you should do it when the engine is cool. I wasn't thinking.
Did I screw up?
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Molto Verboso
1974 Rally USA 200 1980 P200e
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Is the head leaking? Did you use a torque wrench 11-13lb.? Check it out when it's cold. I don't see a big deal.
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My big-ass torque wrench wouldn't get in there so I got a new smaller one this afternoon. I'm going to redo them in the morning.
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