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Pontiac Engine Torque Specifications
Location Fastener Torque Lube Increments
    301 350-455    
Main bearing cap to block Bolt 70 lb-ft 100 lb-ft Oil 20 lb-ft
Rear main cap to block Bolt 100 120 Oil 20
Cylinder head to block Bolt 85 95* Oil 20
Flywheel to crankshaft Bolt 95 95 Dry 40
Oil pan to block Bolt 12 12 Dry 4
Oil baffle to bearing cap Bolt 15 15 Loctite none
Oil pump to block Bolt 30 30 Loctite 15
Oil pump bottom cover Bolt 15 15 Loctite 5
Harmonic balancer to crankshaft Bolt 160 160 Dry none
Exhaust manifold to head Bolt 40 40 Anti-Sieze 15
Intake manifold to head Bolt 40 40 Dry 10
Front cover to intake Bolt 12 12 Dry none
Sprocket to camshaft Bolt 40 40 Dry none
Rocker arm cover to head Bolt 8 8 Dry 4
Clutch pressure plate to flywheel Bolt 25 25 Loctite 5
Flywheel housing to block Bolt 40 40 Dry 20
Connecting rod bolt (except 455SD) Nut 30 43 Oil 10
Connecting rod bolt (455SD) Nut N/A 63 Oil 15
Rocker arm to stud (3/8") Nut 20 20 Oil none
Screw in rocker arm Stud 55 55 Dry none
Timing chain cover Nut/Bolt 15 15 Dry 7
Spark plug to head (gasket type) Plug N/A 25 Dry none
Spark plug to head (taper seat) Plug 15 15 Dry none
Oil drain pan Plug 22 22 Oil none