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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
1955-60
6-223
15-20
65-75
23-28
23-28
45-55
4-7
45-50
95-105
75-85
85-95
8-292
15-20
65-75
23-28
23-28
12-15
2-2.5
45-50
95-105
75-85
85-95
8-352 7
15-20
80-90
23-28
23-28
40-45
4-7
45-50
95-105
75-85
130-145
1961-62
8-292
15-20
65-75
23-28
23-28
12-15
2-2.5
40-45
80-90
75-85
70-90
8-390
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18 2
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-312
15-20
65-75
23-28
23-28
12-15
2-2.5
45-50
95-105
75-85
130-145
8-332
15-20
80-90
23-28
23-28
40-45
4-7
45-50
95-105
75-85
130-145
1961-64
6-223
15-20
105-115
23-28
23-28
45-55
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
6-240
15-20
70-75
20-25
20-25
-
7-9
40-45
60-70
75-85
130-145
8-260
15-20
65-70
12-15
13-18
-
3-5
19-24
60-70
75-85
70-90
8-289
15-20
65-70
20-22
13-18
-
3-5
19-24
60-70
75-85
70-90
1961-66
8-352 1
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18
40-45
10-12
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-383
15-20
125-135
23-28
28
45-50
2-2.5
45-50
95-105
75-85
75-90
8-390
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-406
15-20
100-110
25-28
12-18
40-45
4-7
53-58
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-410 1
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-427
15-20
100-110
32-35
12-18
40-45
4-7
53-58
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-428 2
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18
45-50
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-430
15-20
125-135
23-28
23-28
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
75-90
1965-68
6-240
15-20
70-75
20-25
20-25
-
7-9
40-45
60-70
75-85
130-145
8-289, 302 
15-20
65-72
20-22
13-18
-
3-5
19-24
60-70
75-85
70-90
8-390
15-20
80-90
32-35
12-18
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-427
15-20
100-110
32-35
12-18
40-45
4-7
53-58
95-105
75-85
70-90
1969-71
6-240
15-20
70-75
23-28
23-28
-
7-9
40-45
60-70
75-85
130-150
8-302
15-20
65-72
23-25
12-16
-
3-5
19-24
60-70
75-85
70-90
8-351
15-20
95-100
23-25
18-24
-
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-390
15-20
80-90
32-35
18-24
40-45
4-7
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-429
15-20
130-140
25-30
28-33
65-75 3
5-6
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
1971-72
8-400
15-20
95-105
4
12-16
18-25 3 
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
1973
8-351 
Windsor
15-20
105-112
19-27
18-24
17-23 3
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
100-130
8-351 
Cleveland
15-20
95-105
4
12-22
18-25 3
3-5
40-45
5
75-85
70-90
8-400
15-20
95-105
4
12-16
18-25 3 
3-5
40-45
5
75-85
70-90
8-429, 460
15-20
130-140
25-30
28-33
18-25 3
5-6
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
1974
8-351 
Windsor
15-20
105-112
23-25
18-24
17-23 3
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
100-130
8-351 
Cleveland
15-20
95-105
6
12-22
18-25 3
3-5
40-45
5
75-85
70-90
8-400
15-20
95-105
6
12-16
18-25 3 
3-5
40-45
5
75-85
70-90
8-460
15-20
130-140
22-32
28-33
18-25 3
5-6
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
1975
8-351
10-15
95-105
4
18-24
18-25 8
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-400
10-15
95-105
4
18-24
18-25 8
3-5
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
8-460
10-15
130-140
25-30 9
28-33
18-25 8
5-6
40-45
95-105
75-85
70-90
   Torque Specs are for clean and lightly oiled threads in Ft.-lbs.
1 - 1961- 1967

2- 1961- 1968

3- Rocker arm stud to cylinder head

4- 5/16" Bolts 21-25 ft.-lbs.
    3/8" Bolts 27-33 ft.-lbs.
    1/4" Bolts 6-9 ft.-lbs.
5- 1/2" Bolts 95-105 ft.-lbs.
     3/8" Bolts 35-45 ft.-lbs.

6- 5/16" Bolts 22-23 ft.-lbs.
      3/8" Bolts 17-25 ft.-lbs.
      1/4" Bolts 6-9 ft.-lbs.

7- 1958-60
8- Fulcrum bolt to cylinder head.

9- Police 22-32 ft.-lbs.