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Engine Torque Values

Year
Engine
Spark
Plug
Cylinder
 Head 
Bolts
Intake
Manifold
Exhaust
Manifold
Rocker Arm
 Shaft 
Bracket
Rocker
 Arm 
Cover 
Connecting
Rod
Cap Bolts
Main 
Bearing
Cap Bolts
Flywheel
 to
 Crankshaft
Vibration
Damper to
Pulley
1955
V8 All
32
85
30
35
85
30 1
50
80-85
60
135
1956-57
All
30
85
30
25
2
30 1
45
100
60
135
1958
All
30
70
30
30
30
40 1
45
85
60
135
1959-61
All
30
70
50
30
30
40 1
45
85
60
135
  Torque Specs are for clean and lightly oiled threads in Ft.-lbs.
1 - Inch pounds    2- Double rocker arm engine 85 ft.-lbs., Single rocker 30 ft.-lbs