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Automotive Torque Specifications

Home Ford Ford Mustang 1994-98

Ford Mustang 1994-98


5.0L V8
Component Torque
Camshaft Sprocket Bolt 40-45 ft. lbs.
Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolts 108-144 inch lbs.
Crankshaft Pulley-to-Vibration Damper Bolts 35-50 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts Step 1 25-35 ft. lbs.
Step 2 45-55 ft. lbs.
Step 3 NOTE
Exhaust Manifold Bolts 26-32 ft. lbs.
Flywheel/Driveplate Mounting Bolts 75-85 ft. lbs.
Front Engine Mounting Bolts 72-98 ft. lbs.
Intake Manifold Bolts Step 1 96 inch lbs.
Step 2 16 ft. lbs.
Step 3 23-25 ft. lbs.
Main Bearing Cap Bolts 60-70 ft. lbs.
Oil Filter Insert-to-Engine Adapter Bolt 20-30 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Mounting Bolts 110-144 inch lbs.
Oil Pick-up Tube-to-Main Bearing Cap Nut 22-32 ft. lbs.
Oil Pick-up Tube-to-Oil Pump Bolts 12-18 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Mounting Bolts 22-32 ft. lbs.
Rocker Arm Fulcrum Bolts 18-25 ft. lbs.
Rod Bearing Cap Nuts 19-24 ft. lbs.
Thermostat Housing-to-Engine Bolts 12-18 ft. lbs.
Timing Chain Cover Bolts 12-18 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Bolts 15-21 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Pulley-to-Water Pump Bolts/Nuts 15-21 ft. lbs.
NOTE Tighten an additional 90
Cylinder head torque sequence
Fig. 1 Cylinder head torque sequence-5.0L
Intake manifold torque sequence
Fig. 2 Intake manifold torque sequence-5.0L
Timing mark alignment
Fig. 3 Timing mark alignment-5.0L
Firing order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
Fig. 4 Firing order and cylinder location-5.0L

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