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5.0L Factory Torque Specs

5.0L Torque Specs

Belhousing to engine bolts
28-38 ft/lbs

Camshaft sprocket bolt
40-45 ft/lbs

Camshaft thrust plate to engine block bolts
108-144 in/lbs

Crankshaft pulley to vibration damper bolts
35-50 ft/lbs

Cylinder head bolts

--Step 1
55-65 ft/lbs
--Step 2
65-72 ft/lbs


--Step 1
25-35 ft/lbs
--Step 2
45-55 ft/lbs
--Step 3
75-85 ft/lbs

Differential shaft lock bolt
15-30 ft/lbs

Driveshaft U-joint to pinion flange bolts
70-95 ft/lbs

Exhaust manifold bolts
26-32 ft/lbs

Flywheel mounting bolts
75-85 ft/lbs

Front engine mount nuts
72-98 ft/lbs

Intake manifold to head bolts

--Step 1
96 in/lbs
--Step 2
--Step 3
23-25 ft/lbs

Intake manifold (upper intake to lower)
12-18 ft/lbs

Oil filter insert to engine block adapter bolt
20-30 ft/lbs

Oil pan mounting bolts


--Step 1 (Large bolts)
11-13 ft/lbs

--Step 1 (Short bolts)
7-9 ft/lbs

--Step 2 (Large Bolts)
15-17 ft/lbs

--Step 2 (Short Bolts)
10-12 ft/lbs

-1980 to 1987
9-11 ft/lbs

-1988 to 1993
6-9 ft/lbs

110-144 in/lbs

Oil pickup tube to main bearing cap nut
22-32 ft/lbs

Oil pickup tube to oil pump bolts

-1979 to 1987
10-15 ft/lbs

12-18 ft/lbs

Oil pump mounting bolts
22-32 ft/lbs

Pinion bearing preload
8-14 in/lbs

Pressure plate to flywheel bolts
12-24 ft/lbs

Rocker arm fulcrm bolts
18-25 ft/lbs

Spark plugs
7-14 ft/lbs

Timing chain cover bolts
12-18 ft/lbs

Vibration damper to crackshaft bolt
110-130 ft/lbs

Wheel lug nuts
85-105 ft/lbs

If you have any questions ,corrections or additions with regard to this topic please start a new thread in the tech section

Last edited by RLG34750; 04-02-2009 at 10:59 PM.
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