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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
1955-56 All 25 95 40 25 15 3 45 95
4
95 160
1957-64 All 25 95 40 30
5
15 5 45 95
4
95 160
1959-66 326, 389 25 95 40 30 15 5 45 95 95 160
1961-63 4 Cyl. 25 95 40 30 - - 45 95
1
- 160
8-215 15-20 50-55 25-30 10-15 25-30 3-5 30-35 50-55
2
50-60 140-160
1964-65 6-215 20 90-95
3
3
- - 30-35 45-55 50-65 -
V8 All 25 95 40 30 15 5 45 95
4
95 160
1966 6-230 20 93 30 30 - 15 33 100 60 160
V8 All 25 95 40 30 15 5 45 95
4
95 160
1967-69 6 Cyl. 20 95 30 30 - 15 33 100 60 160
V8 All 20
5
95 40 30 20
6
5 43
7
100
4
95 160
1970-72 6 Cyl. 15 95
8
25 - 55
9
35 65 60 -
V8 All 25 95 40 30 20 8 43 100
4
95 160
8-307 15 65
30
8
- 45
9
45 75 60 60
1973-74 6 Cyl. 15 95
8
25 - 55
9
35 65 60 -
V8 All 15 95 40 30 20 8
10
100
4
95 160
1975 6 Cyl. 15 95
35
30 - 55
9
35 65 60 60
V8-260 25 85 40 15-20 25 7 42 80
4
60
11
200-310
V8-350
12
15 80 45 28 30
13
4 40 115 60 140
V8
Others
15 95 40 30 20 8 43 100
4
95 160
 

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

 

1 - Rear bearing cap 120 ft.-lbs.,

2- Rear bearing cap 70 ft.-lbs.

3- End clamp bolts 15-20 ft.-lbs., Center bolts 25-30 ft.-lbs.

4- Rear 120 ft.-lbs 5- 1957, 1967 25 ft.-lbs.

6- 1967 15 ft.-lbs

7- 1967 45 ft.-lbs

8- Outers 20 ft.-lbs All others 30 ft.-lbs.

9- Inch pounds

10- Exc. 8-455 Super duty 43 ft.-lbs. 8-455 Super duty torque in 10 ft.-lbs. steps until 60 ft.-lbs measure for .006" - .008" bolt elongation from original length, if less then .006" proceed with 5 ft.-lbs. steps as necessary to obtain proper elongation.

11- Manual 90 ft.-lbs

12- Ventura only

13- Rocker arm Shaft to cylinder head