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How much torque on head bolts&intake bolts on 1990 thunderbird super coupe

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Here's a link to the head bolt torque specs.Here's the intake bolt torque.

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SOURCE: Head gasket torque specs

Here you go, I hope this is what you were looking for:

For 1987-94 models, the cylinder head bolts are tightened in 3 progressive steps. Tighten them in the proper sequence as follows:
Step 1: 50-55 ft. lbs. (68-75 Nm) Step 2: 60-65 ft. lbs. (81-88 Nm) Step 3: 70-85 ft. lbs. (95-115 Nm) Let me know if I can assist you with anything else.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009



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SOURCE: what should i torque the head bolts to on a 2001

for a 3.0 head

    1. Install the bolts.
    2. Tighten the bolts in five stages in the sequence shown.
    • Stage 1: Tighten to 50 Nm (37 lb-ft).
    • Stage 2: Loosen the bolts one full turn.
    • Stage 3: Tighten to 30 Nm (22 lb-ft).
    • Stage 4: Rotate each bolt 90 degrees.
    • Stage 5: Rotate each bolt an additional 90 degrees.
  • intake bolts are:
    1. Install the intake manifold. Tighten the bolts in the sequence shown in two stages.
    2. Stage 1: Tighten to 15 Nm (11 lb-ft).
    • Stage 2: Tighten to 32 Nm (24 lb-ft).
    • work from the center out
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    SOURCE: Service manual 1990 Ford T-bird Super Coupe

    Try the website and register the vehicle information. They should have an online repair manual that will be of some help to you. It doesn't cost anything and is a pretty handy resource. Hope this helped and best wishes.

    Posted on Oct 03, 2009

    steve noel

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    SOURCE: torque setting for intake manifold, head bolt and

    what engine do you have? the 4.0l push rod engine = in/manifold 15-18ft-lb, cyl.head bolts=stp1:44ft-lb stp2: 59ft-lb,stp3: + 90 degrees, ex/manifold = 15-18 ft-lb. the 4.0l sohc.engine = in/manifold107-123 in-lb,cyl.head bolt 8mm=23-25ft-lb,12mm=26 ft-lb+90 degrees+90 degrees,ex/manifold= 15-18 ft-lb. and the 5.0l =in/manifold=24ft-lb,cyl.head=stp1:30ft-lb stp2: 50ftlb,stp3: +90 degrees, ex/manifold=30 ft-lb

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    SOURCE: torque on 3.0 ford taurus head bolts

    40 ftlbs then 73 ftlbs then recheck at 73 ftlbs

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