Question about 1998 Chevrolet K1500
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
1998 chevy astro 4.3 v6 torque specs include :
* foot pounds *
balance shaft (if equiped) gear bolt = step 1 = 15 ft.lbs. step2 = additional 35 degrees.
camshaft sprocket bolt = 18 ft. lbs.
connecting rod cap = step 1 = 20 ft. lbs. step 2 = additional 70 degrees.
crankshaft damper bolt = 74 ft. lbs.
crankshaft oil deflectorbolt/nut = 27 ft.lbs.
cylinder head bolts = step 1 = 15 ft. lbs. step 2 = additional 73 degrees. (tighten in sequence)
exhaust manifold bolts = step 1 = 11 ft. lbs. step 2 = 22 ft. lbs.
flywheel bolt = 74 ft. lbs.
main bearing cap bolts = step 1 = 15 ft. lbs. step 2 = additional 73 degrees.
oil filter adapter bolt = 15 ft. lbs.
oil pan bolt/nut = 18 ft. lbs.
oil pump bolt = 66 ft. lbs.
rocker arm with press in studs = 18 ft. lbs.
rocker arm with screw in studs = 19 ft. lbs.
valve lifter retainer bolt = 12 ft. lbs.
water pump bolt = 33 ft. lbs.
* inch pounds *
balance shaft retaining plate bolt = 106 in. lbs.
camshaft retainer plate bolt = 106 in. lbs.
front cover bolt = 106 in. lbs.
intake manifold upper = step 1 = 44 in. lbs. step 2 = 88 in. lbs.
intake manifold lower = step 1 = 27 in. lbs. step 2 = 106 in. lbs. step 3 = 133 in. lbs. ** (tighten bolts in sequence)
thanks for your vote !
Posted on Dec 28, 2008
Vortecs are a little different that old school small blocks, grab a Haynes or Chiltons, the cross patterns and specs are simply diagramed. Vortec, as any really, start with 25# then 45# and then final torque which I believe is around 70-75# but to be sure verify with the manual. AutoZones, Murry's, Adavance auto all carry the books, Cheap insurance.
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
the big one tighten with a big bar and pull it to about 120lbs ,the three smaller ones which i cannot place at the moment but if they are 17mm size heads then about 60 but i always feel them as i do them and never use a torque wrench or a air wrench ,just muscle and 40yrs of feel
Posted on Mar 02, 2010
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