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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