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Automotive Torque Specifications

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Mazda RX-7 1979-85

Transmission/Drive Train

Manual Transmission
Component Torque
Back-up Light Switch 18-25 ft. lbs.
Control Lever-to-Control Rod End 6-9 ft. lbs.
Mainshaft Lock Nut 94-152 ft. lbs.
Overdrive Switch 18-25 ft. lbs.
Plug For Interlock Pin Hole 7-11 ft. lbs.
Pressure Plate-to-Flywheel Bolts 13-20 ft. lbs.
Shift Fork Bolts (1981-85) 9-12 ft. lbs.
Shift Fork Set Bolts 6-9 ft. lbs.
Shift Rod End 6-9 ft. lbs.
Speedometer Driven Gear 6-8 ft. lbs.
Top Switch 18-25 ft. lbs.
Automatic Transmission
Component Torque
Converter Housing-to-Engine Bolts 23-34 ft. lbs.
Converter Housing-to-Transmission Case Bolts 33-40 ft. lbs.
Drive Plate-to-Converter Weight 30-46 ft. lbs.
Drive Plate-to-Torque Converter 25-36 ft. lbs.
Extension Housing-to-Transmission Case Bolts 14-18 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Bolts 3.6-5.1 ft. lbs.
Oil Strainer 2.2-2.9 ft. lbs.
Drive Train
Component Torque
Companion Flange-to-Pinion Nut 94-130 ft. lbs.
Differential Side Bearing Caps 27-38 ft. lbs.
Drive Shaft-to-Rear Axle Companion Flange 25-27 ft. lbs.
Ring Gear 47-54 ft. lbs.
Fig. 1  Note that two of the pressure plate bolts dowelled.

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