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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