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Engine Torque Values

Year
Engine
Spark
Plug
Cylinder
 Head 
Bolts
Intake
Manifold
7
Exhaust
Manifold
Rocker Arm
 Shaft 
Bracket
Rocker
 Arm 
Cover 
Connecting
Rod
Cap Bolts
Main 
Bearing
Cap Bolts
Flywheel
 to
 Crankshaft
Vibration
Damper to
Pulley
1959-63
All
18-34
60-80
22-34
19-25
14-22
4-7
32-42
1
85-95
100
1961-63
F-85
12-17
45-55
25-30
18-24
45-55
3-5
30-35
50-60 2
85-95
140-160
1964
6-225
25-35
65-70
25-35
25-35
25-35
3-5
30-35
65-70
50-60
140-160
8-330
18-34
60-80
25-35
20-25
25-35
4-7
30-42
3
-
100
8-394
18-34
60-80
22-34
19-25
14-22
4-7
32-42
1
85-95
100
1965
6-225
35
70
35
35
35
5
35
70
60
160
8-330
35
80
35
25
25
7
42
4
-
50
8-400,425
35
80
35
25
25
7
42
4
-
50
1966-67
6-250
25
95
5
5
-
55 6
35
65
60
-
8-330
35
80
35
25
25
7
42
4
-
50
8-400,425
35
80
35
25
25
7
42
4
-
50
1968-71
6-250
25
95
5
5
-
55 6
35
65
60
-
8-350
25-35
80
25-35
20-25
25 8
7
42
60-80 9
10
160
8-400
25-35
80
25-35
20-25
25 8
7
42
90-120
10
160
8-455
25-35
80
25-35
20-25
25 8
7
42
90-120
10
160
1969-74
6-250
25 11
95
5
5
-
5
35
65
60
60
8-350
35
80 12
35-40
25
25 8
7
42
70-80 9
13
160
8-400
35
80 12
35-40
25
25 8
7
42
100-120
13
160
8-455
35
80 12
35-40
25
25 8
7
42
100-120
13
160
1975
 
 
6-250
15
95
35
30
-
60 6
35
65
60
60
8-260
25
85 7
40
25
25 8
7
42
80 14
60
310
8-350 15
15
80
45
28
30
4
40
115
60
140
8-350
25
85 7
40
25
25 8
7
42
80 14
60
310
8-400 
15
95
40
30
20 8
8
43
100 14
95
160
8-455
25
85 7
40
25
25 8
7
42
120
60
310
   Torque Specs are for clean and lightly oiled threads in Ft.-lbs.
1 -  Rear 130-160 ft.-lbs., 
      Others 90-120 ft.-lbs.

2- Rear cap 70 ft.-lbs.

3- Rear 90-120 ft.-lbs., 
     Others 60-80 ft.-lbs.

4- Rear 120 ft.-lbs., others 80 ft.-lbs.

5- Outer clamp 20 ft.-lbs., others 30 ft.-lbs

6- Inch pounds

7- 1965-71, 1974- 350,400,455, 1975- 260,
     350,455 clean and dip entire 
    bolt in engine oil.

8- Rocker arm pivot bolt to head

9- Rear 90-120 ft.-lbs.
    1969-74 100-120 ft.-lbs

10- Auto trans 50-65 ft.-lbs
      Std trans 85-95 ft.-lbs
11- 1973-74 15 ft.-lbs

12- 1972-74 85 ft.-lbs

13- Auto trans 60 ft.-lbs
      Std trans 80 ft.-lbs

14- Rear 120 ft.-lbs

15- Omega only