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Old 02-11-2010, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by sooper
Anyone got a complete or near complete list of SBC torque values? I mean the whole wazzoo. . engine mounts,head bolts,ring gear etc etc all in kind of list. Sick of scrounging for a number here and one there and all over like that
You need to pick up a factory manual.

Here's my contribution:

Small Chevy

Fastener Type Torque Spec

7/16 in. outer main cap bolt 65 ft.-lbs.
7/16 in. inner main cap bolt 70 ft.-lbs.
3/8 in. outer main cap bolt 40 ft.-lbs.
11/32 in. connecting rod bolt 38-44 ft.-lbs.
3/8 in. connecting rod bolt 40-45 ft.-lbs.
Cylinder head bolts 65 ft.-lbs.
Screw-in rocker arm studs 50 ft.-lbs.
Intake manifold bolts (cast iron heads) 30 ft.-lbs.
Oil filter adaptor -20 x 1-1/4 long 8 ft/lb
Oil pump bolt 60-70 ft.-lbs.
Cam sprocket bolts 18-20 ft.-lbs.
Harmonic damper bolt 60 ft.-lbs.
Flywheel/Flexplate bolts 65 ft.-lbs.
Pressure plate bolts 35 ft.-lbs.
Bell housing bolts 25 ft.-lbs.
Exhaust manifold bolts 25 ft.-lbs.
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