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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-11-2007, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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torque specs for 3.8 n/a cylinder heads?

anyone have these, i have 2 ford repair manuals and its not in there or i cant find it. i found one part where it says one half turn after contact

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Cylinder Head Bolt Tighten in (4) steps:
Step 1. Tighten bolts in sequence shown to: 50 Nm (37 lb-ft) 60 Nm
(45 lb-ft) 70 Nm (52 lb-ft) 80 Nm (59 lb-ft)

Step 2. a) Back off all bolts one at a time 2-3 revolutions and
retighten in numerical sequence as follows:

Step 3. Long Bolts: Tighten to 15-25 Nm (11-18 lb-ft) Rotate an
additional 85-95 degrees Go to next bolt in sequence

Step 4. Short Bolts: Tighten to 10-20 Nm (7-15 lb-ft) Rotate an
additional 85-95 degrees Go to next bolt in sequence.

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