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ENGINE TORQUE SETTINGS

3.5 V8 Tightening torques


 
Cylinder head instructions
 

Cylinder head bolts

  • Bolts 11-14, tighten in the following stages:
    1. 20-30 Nm
    2. 30-40 Nm
    3. 54-60 Nm.
  • Other bolts tighten in staged sequence to 30Nm, then 60Nm then 88-95Nm

Renew bolts - No

Other engine tightening torques

Main bearings
Renew bolts/nuts
No
Main bearings
Stage 1
 

Main bearings

  • Tighten rear cap bolts to 88-95 Nm
  • Others to 68-75 Nm.
Big end bearings
Renew bolts/nuts
No
Big end bearings
Stage 1
25 Nm
Big end bearings
Stage 2
51 Nm
Oil pump to cylinder block
15 Nm
Sump bolts
10 Nm

Rear sump = 20 Nm.

Sump drain bolt
45 Nm
Flywheel/driveplate
78 Nm
Clutch pressure plate
27 Nm
Crankshaft pulley/damper centre bolt
271 Nm
Camshaft sprocket/gear
58 Nm
Camshaft/rocker cover
7 Nm
Inlet manifold to cylinder head
50 Nm
Exhaust manifold to cylinder head
20 Nm
Spark plugs
15 Nm