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Default should main bearing bolts be oiled when installing?

Should the bolts that hold the main bearing caps be installed with threads oiled or dry?

Torque spec in the series 5 WSM is 55 ft-lb. But nowhere does the book talk about installing these bolts oiled or dry.

What about connecting rod nuts, head studs and head bolts?

Typically I put a light coating of oil on all of these parts during assembly but now I am second guessing myself!
Jeff Keyzer
1962 Series II Alpine, Wedgewood Blue
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