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FORD * MERCURY

Compact & Intermediate

 

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
1960-65 6 Cyl. 15-20 65-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 45-55
V8
All
15-20 65-70 12-15 13-18 - 3-5 19-24
1
60-70 75-85 70-90
1966-67 6 Cyl. 15-20 70-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 85-100
8-289 15-20 65-70 20-22 15-20 - 3-5 19-24
1
60-70 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
1968 6 Cyl. 15-20 70-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 85-100
8-289 15-20 65-72 20-22 15-20 - 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 70-90
8-302 15-20 65-72 20-22 15-20 - 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 70-90
8-390 15-20 80-90 32-35 18-24
2
40-45 4-7 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
8-427 15-20 80-90 32-35 18-24 40-45 4-7 53-58 95-105 75-85 70-90
1969-72 6 Cyl. 15-20 70-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5
3
60-70 75-85 85-100
8-302
4
15-20 65-72 23-25 12-16 - 3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 100-130
8-302
5
5-10 65-72
6
12-16 - 3-5 40-45 60-70
7
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
8-400 10-15 95-105
6
6
- 3-5 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
8-427 15-20 90-100 32-35 18-24 40-45 4-7 53-58 95-105 75-85 70-90
8-428 15-20 80-90 32-35 18-24 - 4-7 53-58 95-105 75-85 70-90
8-429 15-20
8
130-140 25-30 28-33 - 2.5-4 40-45 95-105 75-85 75-90
1973 6 Cyl. 15-20 70-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5 21-26 60-70 75-85 85-100
8-302 15-20 65-72 23-25 12-16 17-23
9
3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 70-90
8-351
Windsor
15-20 105-112 23-25 18-24 17-23
9
3-5 40-45 95-105 75-85 100-130
8-351
Cleveland
15-20 95-100
10
12-22 18-25 3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-400 10-15 95-105
10
12-16 18-25 3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-429 15-20 130-140 25-30 28-33 18-25 5-6 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
1974 6 Cyl. 15-20 70-75 - 13-18 30-35 3-5
3
60-70 75-85 85-100
8-302 15-20 65-72 19-27 12-16 17-23
9
3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 70-90
8-351
Windsor
15-20 105-112 19-27 18-24 17-23
9
3-5 40-45 95-105 75-85 100-130
8-351
Cleveland
15-20 95-100
12
12-22 18-25 3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-400 10-15 95-105
12
12-16 18-25 3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-460 15-20 130-140 22-32 28-33 18-25 5-6 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
1975 6 Cyl. 15-25 70-75 18-24 13-18 30-35 3-5 21-26 60-70 75-85 85-100
8-302 7-15 65-72 23-25 18-24 17-23
9
3-5 19-24 60-70 75-85 70-90
8-351
Windsor
7-15 105-112 23-25 18-24 17-23
9
3-5 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
8-351
Modified
10-15 95-105
10
18-24 18-25
13
3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-400 7-15 95-105
10
18-24 18-25
13
3-5 40-45
11
75-85 70-90
8-460 7-15 130-140 25-30 28-33 18-25
13
5-6 40-45 95-105 75-85 70-90
 

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

 

1 - 8-289 high performance engine 40-45 ft.-lbs.

2- Fairlane, Comet, Cougar, Montego, Mustang 15-20 ft.-lbs.

3- 6-170, 200 is 19-24 ft.-lbs., 6-250 is 21-26 ft.-lbs

4- Except H.O.

5- H.O.

6- 5/16" Bolts 23-25 ft.-lbs. 3/8" Bolts 28-32 ft.-lbs.

7- Outer bolts on caps 2, 3, 4 35-40 ft.-lbs. 8- CJ, SCJ, BOSS, USE 5-10 ft.-lbs

9- Rocker arm stud nut

10- 5/16" Bolts 21-25 ft.-lbs. 3/8" Bolts 27-33 ft.-lbs. 1/4" Bolts 6-9 ft.-lbs.

11- 1/2" Bolts 95-105 ft.-lbs. 3/8" Bolts 35-45 ft.-lbs.

12- 5/16" Bolts 22-23 ft.-lbs. 3/8" Bolts 17-25 ft.-lbs. 1/4" Bolts 6-9 ft.-lbs.

13- Fulcrum bolt to cylinder head