Third Generation Camaro Fastener Torque Specifications V8

Third Generation Camaro Fastener Torque Specifications V8
Here is a quick chart of the torque specifications for V8 engines on 3rd generation Camaros. These torque specifications are correct for all V8 options the 5.0L L03 TBI, 5.0L LB9 TPI, and the 5.7L L98 TPI.

Just be sure to double check that you’re using the correct setting on your torque wrench, its always better to double check that its ft·lb or in·lb and not the other, that way you don’t break anything.

When it comes to things like Intake Manifolds and Cylinder Heads use the proper torque sequence and to do a three phase fastening. (ex. Cylinder Heads go at 68 ft·lb so do the torque sequence first with 35 ft·lb then 50 and then 68.)

Rear Transmission Mount Bolt 54 N·m 40 ft·lb
Rear Transmission Mount Nut 47 N·m 35 ft·lb
Engine Mount Through Bolts 68 N·m 50 ft·lb
Engine Mount Bracket Bolts 52 N·m 38 ft·lb
Intake Manifold Bolts 47 N·m 35 ft·lb
Exhaust Manifold Bolts/Studs
(Center)
27 N·m 20 ft·lb
Exhaust Manifold Bolts/Studs (Outer) 35 N·m 26 ft·lb
Engine Front Cover Bolts 11 N·m 100 in·lb
Camshaft Sprocket-to-Camshaft Bolt 28 N·m 21 ft·lb
Cylinder Head Bolts 92.2 N·m 68 ft·lb
Oil Pan-to-Block Bolts 11 N·m 101 in·lb
Oil Pan-to-Block Nuts 23 N·m 17 ft·lb
Oil Pump to Main Bearing Cap Bolt 88 N·m 65 ft·lb
Oil Pan Attaching Bolt 11 N·m 101 in·lb
Torsional Dampers to Crankshaft Bolt 95 N·m 70 ft·lb
Crankshaft Pulley to Torsional Damper Bolt 58 N·m 43 ft·lb
Connecting Rod Cap Nut 60 N·m 44 ft·lb
Main Bearing Cap Bolt 105 N·m 77 ft·lb
Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts 100 N·m 74 ft·lb
Rear Crankshaft Seal Retainer Bolts/Nuts 15 N·m 11 ft·lb
Oil Pressure Hole Bolts 13 N·m 115 in·lb
Upper Fuel Pump Cover Bolts 34 N·m 25 ft·lb
Lower Fuel Pump Cover Bolts 12 N·m 106 in·lb
Oil Filter Adapter Bolts 25 N·m 18 ft·lb
Oil Filter 23 N·m 17 ft·lb
Coolant Drain Plugs 21 N·m 15 ft·lb
Valve Cover Bolts 8.5 N·m 75 in·lb
Spark Plugs 30 N·m 22 ft·lb
Valve Lifter Retainer Bolts 16 N·m 12 ft·lb
Oil Level Indicator Tube Bracket Bolt 34 N·m 25 ft·lb
Camshaft Retainer Bolts 12 N·m 106 in·lb

If there is a Torque Specification that isn’t here and you can’t find it then Contact Me and I’ll look it up for you.

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