Automotive Torque Specifications
High Performance Engine Torque Specifications American V6s & V8s
|Pontiac V8 Engines|
|Camshaft Sprocket Bolt||50 ft. lbs.|
|Cylinder Head Bolts||100 ft. lbs. NOTE 1|
|Exhaust Manifold Bolts||35 ft. lbs.|
|Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts||100 ft. lbs.|
|Harmonic Balancer-to-Crankshaft Bolt||160 ft. lbs. NOTE 2|
|Intake Manifold Bolts (Cast iron)||35 ft. lbs.|
|Intake Manifold Bolts (Aluminum)||35 ft. lbs.|
|Main Bearing Bolts||Caps #1-4||100 ft. lbs.|
|Cap #5||120 ft. lbs.|
|Oil Pan Bolts||15 ft. lbs.|
|Rocker Arm Stud||50 ft. lbs.|
|Rod Bearing Bolts (3/8in.)||43 ft. lbs.|
|Rod Bearing Bolts (Super duty)||63 ft. lbs.|
NOTE 1 After warm up, re-torque all to 100 ft. lbs. except center bolts.
Re-torque two center bolts in pattern to 105 ft. lbs.. Re-torque
applies to all head gasket configurations.
NOTE 2 Harmonic balancer bolt must be tightened to exactly 160 ft. lbs..
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