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Automotive Torque Specifications

 Home Subaru Subaru 2wd & 4wd 1980-84

Subaru 2wd and 4wd Sedan, Hatchback, Station Wagon, XT and Brat



Engine 1600-1800cc (Without Overhead Cams)

Component Torque
Crankcase Bolts and Nuts 6 mm 3.3 -4 ft. lbs.
8 mm 17-20 ft. lbs.
10 mm 29-35 ft. lbs.
Crankcase Service Hole Plugs 46-56 ft. lbs.
Crankcase Studs 25-33 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft Pulley Bolt 47-54 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts/Nuts Step 1 22 ft. lbs.
Step 2 43 ft. lbs.
Step 3 47 ft. lbs. *
Engine Mount-to-Crossmember Nut 14-25 ft. lbs.
Exhaust Pipe-to-Engine Nuts 18-25 ft. lbs.
Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts Automatic 36-39 ft. lbs.
Manual 30-33 ft. lbs.
Intake Manifold Bolts 13-16 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Bolts 3.3-4 ft. lbs.
Oil Pressure Sending Unit 16-20 ft. lbs.
Oil Strainer Mounting Bolt 17-20 ft. lbs.
Pitching Stopper Nut 7-13 ft. lbs.
Rod Bearing Nuts 29-31 ft. lbs.
Water Pump-to-Engine Bolts 7-8 ft. lbs.
* Tighten bolts #10 and #11 in the torque sequence to 8 ft. lbs.

Fig. 1 Cylinder head bolt torque sequence-non OHC engines

Fig. 2 Engine block torque sequence-non OHC engines

Fig.3 Timing mark alignment-non OHC engines

Fig. 4 Firing order and cylinder location


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