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Oldsmobile Torque Specifications
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Front End Components
  • Idler Arm to frame(2) - 35 ft/lbs
  • Idler Arm to Center Link - 35 ft/lbs
  • Pitman Arm to Center Link - 35 ft/lbs
  • Pitman Arm to Steering Box - 140 ft/lbs
  • Tie Rod Sleeve Clamps(4) - 20 ft/lbs
  • Tie Rod End Nuts(2) - 50 ft/lbs
  • Inner Tie Rod End to Center Link - 40 ft/lbs
  • Lower Control Arm Bolts - 70-90 ft/lbs
  • Steering Knuckle Arm to Steering Knuckle, upper (1) - 125 ft/lbs
  • Upper Control Arm Shaft to Frame - 45-55 ft/lbs
  • Upper Ball Joint - 40-60 ft/lbs
  • Lower Ball Joint - 70-95 ft/lbs
  • Swaybar To Frame Bolts - 25-35 ft/lbs
  • Swaybar Endlinks - 90-120 ft/lbs
Engine Components
Year Model Cylinder head bolts (ft/lbs) Rod bearings (ft/lbs) Main Bearing bolts (ft/lbs) Crankshaft balancer bolts (ft/lbs) Flywheel to crankshaft bolt (ft/lbs) Manifold
Intake (ft/lbs) Exhaust (ft/lbs)
1964-69 6 Cyl. OHV 90 - 95 35 - 45 60 - 70 Press fit 55 - 65 25 - 35 20 - 25
F-85 (1) 50 - 55 30 - 35 50 - 60 (2) 150 85 - 95 25 - 30 18 - 24
Exc. F-85 60 - 80 38 - 48 80 - 120 (3) 100 85 - 95 28 22
1970-71 L6 - 250 95 35 65 Press fit 60 (6) (6)
V8 - All 80 42 120 (4) 160 min (5) 23 - 35 20 - 25
  • (1) 1964-69 - refer to 6 cyl. OHV and V8
  • (2) No. 5 - 65-70 ft/lbs
  • (3) No. 1 thru 4: 80-120 ft/lbs, No. 5: 120-160 ft/lbs
  • (4) V8 - 350: 80 ft/lbs on No. 1, 2, 3 and 4; 120 ft/lbs on No. 5
    V8 - 455: 125 ft/lbs on all
  • (5) Automatic transmission: 60 ft/lbs; Manual transmission: 90 ft/lbs
  • (6) Outer clamp: 20 ft/lbs, others: 30 ft/lbs
  • Oil filter adaptor to block - 30 ft/lbs
  • Oil pan bolts - 15 ft/lbs
  • Oil pump to rear main - 35 ft/lbs
  • Rocker arm pivot bolt - small block: 35 ft/lbs; big block: 25 ft/lbs
  • Camshaft sprocket bolt - 65 ft/lbs
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