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Con rod fastener's washers: tabbed or spring washers?

I would use the tabbed washers : they don't affect the torque reading as once the nut is torqued, they bend easily and just lock the nut into place. Loctite - if available - may not always be ...
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Washers under head bolts: Should I use them under stud nuts?

Yes, part of the function of a washer is to spread the load. If the manual or parts list lists them then they should be there - someone in the past may have made a mistake and left them out...
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Washers under head bolts: Should I use them under stud nuts?

TL DR: Use the flat washer. As @SolarMike said, one of the functions of the flat washer is to spread the load. The other function of a flat washer is to ensure the bolt (or nut in your case) doesn't ...
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