Torque Wrench Settings (ft-lbs)
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Engine: Main Bearing cap screw 44.8 Conrod bearing cap screw 25.3 Conrod bearing cap screw (850 Special) 30.4 Cylinder head (and temp unit) 28.9 to 36.2 Cylinder head (and temp unit) (from october 1969) 32.5 to 39.8 Flywheel mounting screws 25.3 to 28.9 Driven sprocket-to-camshaft screw 36.2 Rocker shaft support stud nut 14.5 Rocker shaft support stud nut (850 Special) 25.3 to 28.9 Drive pulley cover screw 5.8 Air coveyer -to- water pump body 18.1 Spark Plugs 18.1 to 21.7 Engine mounting bracket -to- transmission stud nut 18.1 Engine mounting bracket -to- body shell screw 21.7 to 25.3 Engine rear mounting bracket -to- body shell screw nut 27.5 Side link -to- engine -and- body shell screw nut 16.6 . Clutch: Clutch mounting screws 5.8 to 7.2 . Transmission Differential: Clutch housing -to- engine screw 54.2 to 61.5 Clutch housing -to- transmission screw 28.9 to 36.2 Transmission side cover screws 14.5 to 18.1 Transmission front cover stud nut 14.5 to 18.1 Speedo cable -to- front cover 1.8 to 2.2 Axle shaft oil boot -to- transmission screws/nuts 14.5 to 18.1 Drive pinion bearing retainer plate screw 14.5 to 18.1 Drive pinion front bearing and gear nut 115.7 to 144.7 Clutch throwout sleeve support screw 5.8 to 7.2 Clutch throwout yoke ball pin 25.3 Differential carrier cap screw 36.2 to 39.8 Gear selector fork and lever screws 5.8 to 8.7 Gear selector fork and lever screws (from Sep 1969) 13 to 18 Ring gear -to- differential cage screw 43.4 to 54.2 Flexible joint -to- gearshaft control rod screw 16.6 . Power plant mountings: Mounting bracket -to- transmission stud nut 18.1 Transmission mounting bracket -to- body screw 21.7 to 25.3 Engine rear mounting bracket -to- body screw nut 27.5 Side link -to- engine -and- body screw nut 16.6 . Front Suspension: Semi-eliptic spring cross rail -to- body screw nut 32.5 Semi-eliptic spring -to- cross rail screw nut 43.4 Semi-eliptic spring -to- kingpin housing screw nut 65.1 Kingpin housing -to- control arm control nut 65.1 Control arm -to- body screw nut 32.5 to 36.2 Control arm pivot bar rubber bushing nut 43.4 (minimum, prior to inserting cotter pin) Brake backing plate -to- steering knuckles screw nut 14.5 Wheel bearing nuts at steering knuckles -- Wheel and brake drum -to- hub stud 43.4 to 50.6 Wheel cylinder -to- brake backing plate screw 7.2 Shock absorber -to- body shell screw nut 24.6 Shock absorber -to- kingpin housing screw nut 21.7 Sway bar shackle screw nut 10.8 . Rear suspension: Control arm pin nut 65.1 Control arm front bracket -to- body shell screw 28.9 to 36.2 Wheel hub and brake backing plate -to- control arm screw 43.4 Wheel hub inner bearing plate screw 43.4 Flexible joint -to- wheel shaft nut 101.3 (minimum, prior to inserting cotter pin) Axle shaft sleeve -to- flexible joint screw 28.9 to 36.2 Wheel -to- brake drum stud 43.4 to 50.6 Shock absorber mounting bracket -to- body screw 14.5 to 18.1 Shock absorber mounting bracket -to- body screw nut 14.5 to 18.1 Shock absorber -to- upper mounting bracket screw nut 24.6 Shock absorber -to- conrol arm screw nut 21.7 Sway bar -to- control arm link screw nut 14.5 to 18.1 Wheel cylinder -to- brake backing plate screw 7.2 . Steering: Steering wheel -to- column nut 28.9 to 36.2 Steering column jacket support -to- insrument panel screw 7.2 Steering gear -to- body screw nut 14.5 Idler arm mounting -to- body screw nut 14.5 Tie rod end ball stud nut 21.7 to 25.3 Pitman arm -to- sector nut 72.3 Idler arm -to- sector nut 72.3 Idler arm pit nut 54.2 to 57.9 . Brakes: Nut, caliper, support bracket plate -to- knuckle arm 14.5 to 18.1 Screw, caliper support bracket -to- plate 36.2 Stud, wheels and brake discs to hubs 43.4 to 50.6