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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Stage 1 = 15Nm
Stage 2 = 40Nm
Stage 3 = Plus 90 degrees or quarter of a turn. Good tip is to mark all the bolts after initial torque setting with tip-ex , i.e. all to the front of the car. When you finish they should all point towards the timing belt.
This is also a good way to make sure you don't miss one or tighten one twice if you are distracted since it is not a torque setting. New bolts should be used by the way as they are stretch bolts. Timing of cams - remove cam cover and you will see a slot on the end of the cams. Opposite end from belt. You need to slip a piece of 5mm flat bar or a long 5mm allen key into then so that the bar rests on the face of the head. Engine should be a tdc.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
SOURCE: hi i need the torque
hi the cylinderhead torque settings are
STAGE 1, 30Nm (22l bf ft)
STAGE 2, 50Nm ( 337 lb ft ),
STAGE 3, angle tighten another 90 degrees,
STAGE 4 angle tighten another 90 degrees
Cant help you with the cam bearing though sorry
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
2lt overhead cam with them horrible tappet adjusters,cast iron head but valves dont hit the head if the timing belt breaks ,but it does on the 1600 .called a pinto in america .Remember the assembly line well ,have many a fond memory of working on it and the staff canteen on night shift ,what lovely grub we got.Head bolt torque is about 80lbs because i used to pull them down to check them after the machine had tightened them up
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
SOURCE: cly head torque settings
There are four bolts on top, and four bolts on bottom.
At the Top, starting from the Left side, the bolts are numbered ->
6, 2, 3, and 7.
At the Bottom, starting from the Left side, the bolts are numbered ->
5, 1, 4, and 8.
Sequence for tightening, of course, is to go from 1 through 8.
The best way to torque engine head bolts, is to tighten in a three stage tightening sequence. The bolts are finally tightened to 33 Foot Pounds,
and an additional turn of 90 degrees. Not trying to insult your
intelligence in any way, but I would like the additional 90 degree turn,
to be clear.
There are 360 degrees in a circle. If you go halfway, you have gone 180
degrees. If you go one-fourth the way, you have gone 90 degrees.
When you are getting ready to torque this final 90 degree turn, look to
make sure the end of your torque wrench has a clear path, so that you
will not be stopped somewhere along the way.
I advise torquing the head bolts to 15 lbs first. Then 25, then 33. Then go back one more time, for the additional 90 degree turn. Seems like a lot of hassle, but it's easy to warp this head. Remember, if you are not using some type of permatorque head gasket that has teflon, Like a Felpro Blue for example), after the engine has reached operating temperature Once, you have to go back, and retorque the head.
Posted on May 17, 2009
SOURCE: head bolt torque spec
Always use new head bolts.
1)tighten to 40ft/lbs
2)back off 1/2 turn
3)tighten back to 40ft/lbs
4)tighten an additional 90 degrees
5)tighten an additional 90 degrees.
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
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