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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: need torque specs
Valve Rocker Arm Bolt 19 N·m + 30° (14 lb ft+ 30°)
A GM dealer shows me another source, which says 32 Nm (24 lb-ft). Not sure which one is right but they screwed up my car.
Posted on Mar 17, 2009
SOURCE: specs for a 1997 Ford Ka 1297 cc
If the vehicle is fitted with a Rocam engine, the valve clearance is not adjustable, hydraulic lifters.
The camshaft caps are torqued in two stages, first 10Nm and than 90 degrees
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
Intake Manifold Coolant Pipe Bolt .... 89 in lbs (7.4166 ft. lbs)
Lower Intake Manifold Bolt .............. 115 in. lbs (9.5833 ft. lbs)
Upper Intake Manifold Bolt/Stud ...... 18 ft. lbs
Valve Rocker Arm Bolt ................... 168 in. lbs (14 ft. lbs +30 degress
Posted on Feb 06, 2010
You need to buy the manual, because you also need to know the order in which to torque them.
usually you start at the middle and circle outward.
But they can differ. Some cars you always need to put in new head bolts. Others are done in several stages. This is too critical to take chances on.
If you really can't afford $19 for a manual, go to the library and xerox the pages.
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
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