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Torque Specifications for GM 5.3L-326ci-V8



Bell Housing  To  Engine Block
40 Ft-Lbs
480 In-Lbs
54.23 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Bell Housing  To  Transmission
55 Ft-Lbs
660 In-Lbs
74.57 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Connecting Rod  To  Crankshaft
43 Ft-Lbs
516 In-Lbs
58.3 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Connecting Rod Nut
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
100 Ft-Lbs
1200 In-Lbs
135.58 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Main Bearing Caps - EXCEPT Rear Main
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
120 Ft-Lbs
1440 In-Lbs
162.7 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - REAR Main Cap Bolt
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
100 Ft-Lbs
1200 In-Lbs
135.58 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - 4 End Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
95 Ft-Lbs
1140 In-Lbs
128.8 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - EXCEPT 4 End Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drain Plug  To  Oil Pan
22 Ft-Lbs
264 In-Lbs
29.83 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Oil Drain Plug
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Exhaust Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
40 Ft-Lbs
480 In-Lbs
54.23 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Flywheel  To  Crankshaft
95 Ft-Lbs
1140 In-Lbs
128.8 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pan  To  Engine Block
12 Ft-Lbs
144 In-Lbs
16.27 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pump  To  Engine Block
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pump Cover  To  Oil Pump
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pivot Ball  To  Bell Housing
40 Ft-Lbs
480 In-Lbs
54.23 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Clutch Fork Ball Stud
Type: Stud Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Pressure Plate  To  Flywheel
25 Ft-Lbs
300 In-Lbs
33.9 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pulley  To  Water Pump
20 Ft-Lbs
240 In-Lbs
27.12 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Rocker Arm  To  Rocker Arm Stud
20 Ft-Lbs
240 In-Lbs
27.12 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Rocker Arm Nuts (Non-Adjustable)
Type: Stud Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Rocker Arm Stud  To  Cylinder Head
55 Ft-Lbs
660 In-Lbs
74.57 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Screw In Rocker Studs
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Spark Plug  To  Cylinder Head
25 Ft-Lbs
300 In-Lbs
33.9 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Gasket Type
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Spark Plug  To  Cylinder Head
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Taper Seat
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Thrust Plate  To  Cylinder Head
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Camshaft Thrust Plate
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Cover  To  Engine Block
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Timing Chain Cover Nuts
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Cover  To  Intake Manifold
12 Ft-Lbs
144 In-Lbs
16.27 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Front Cover to Intake
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Cover  To  Oil Pan
12 Ft-Lbs
144 In-Lbs
16.27 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Sprocket  To  Camshaft
40 Ft-Lbs
480 In-Lbs
54.23 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Torque Converter  To  Flywheel
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Turbo 350
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Torque Converter  To  Flywheel
35 Ft-Lbs
420 In-Lbs
47.45 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac - Turbo 400
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Valve Cover  To  Cylinder Head
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Vibration Damper/Hub  To  Crankshaft
160 Ft-Lbs
1920 In-Lbs
216.93 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Windage Tray  To  Engine Block
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Pontiac
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade: