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AMERICAN MOTORS * RAMBLER

 

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 All
4
30 57-60 - 10-15 - - 27-30 66-70 50-55 65-70
1956 All
4
30 60-65 - 20-25 25-30
6
27-30 66-70 50-55 70-80
1957 6 Cyl.
4
30 60-65 - 10-15 25-30
6
27-30 66-70 50-55 70-80
V8
4
30 60-65 15-20 15-20 60-65
6
46-50
3
55-60 130-150
1958-64 L-Head 6
4
30 57-60 - 20-25 - - 27-30 66-70 100-110 70-80
  OHV 6
4
30 60-65 -
2
25-30
6
27-30 66-70 100-110 70-80
  V8
4
30 60-65 20-25 20-25 60-65
6
46-50
3
100-110 70-80
1959-65 6-196
Side Valve 4
25-30 58-62 - 20-25 - - 27-30 66-70 100-110 70-80
1959-65 6-196
OHV Cast Iron 4
25-30 58-62 -
2
- 3-5 27-30 66-70 100-110 70-80
1959-66 V8-287, 327
4
25-30 58-62 20-25 20-25 - 3-5 46-50
3
100-110 70-80
1961-64 6-196
OHV Aluminum 4
25-30 50-53
7
2
25-30 3-5 27-30 55-58 100-110 70-80
1964-68 6-199, 232
4
25-30 80-85 20-25 20-25 - 40-45
1
27-30 75-85 100-110 70-80
1965-66 V8-287, 327 25-30 58-62 20-25 20-25 - 3-5 46-50
3
100-110 70-80
1966-68 V8-290, 343
4
25-30 90-100 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
20-30
1
27-30 95-105 100-110 45-55
1967 V8-290, 343
4
25-30 72-77 40-45 30-35 65-70 20-30
1
27-30 95-105 100-110 45-55
1968-69 V8-390 25-30 90-100 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
20-30
1
35-40 95-105 100-110 50-60
1969 6-199, 232 25-35 80-85 20-25 20-25 - 45-55
1
26-30 75-85 100-110 50-60
V8-290, 343 25-30 90-100 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
20-30
1
26-30 95-105 100-110 50-60
1970-71 6-199, 232, 258 25-30 75-85 20-25 20-25 - 45-55
1
26-30 75-85 100-110 50-60
V8-304, 360 25-30 105-115 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
20-30
1
26-30 95-105 100-110 50-60
V8-390, 401 25-30 105-115 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
20-30
1
35-40 95-105 100-110 50-60
1971-72 6-232, 258 25-30 80-85 20-25 20-25 - 45-55
1
26-30 75-85 100-110 50-60
1972 V8-304, 360 25-30 105-115 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
45-55
1
26-30 95-105 100-110 50-60
V8-401 25-30 105-115 40-45 30-35 65-70
5
45-55
1
35-40 95-105 100-110 50-60
1973-74 6-232, 258 25-30 105 23 23 21 50
1
28 80 105 55
V8-304, 360 28 110 43 25 67
5, 8
50
1
28 100 105 55
1974-75 V8-401 28 110 43 25 67
5, 8
50
1
38 100 105 55
1975 6-232, 258 28 105 23 23
8
50
1
28 80 105 55
V8-304,360 28 110 43 25
8
50
1
28 100 105 55
 

Torque Specs are for clean and lightly oiled threads in Ft.-lbs.

 

1 - Inch pounds

2- End nuts 8 to 10 ft.-lbs, Center flange nuts 20-25 ft.-lbs.

3-Rear 50-55 ft.lbs., Others 80-85 ft.-lbs

4- Includes Rambler

5- Rocker arm stud

6- Hand tight

7- 5/16" Cover screw 15-20 ft.-lbs. 1/4" 8-11 ft.-lbs.

8- Rocker arm cap screw 19 ft.-lbs