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GENERAL TORQUE SPECS AND ENGINE PROCEEDURES FOR
HONDA S2000 F-SERIES 
(AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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EXHAUST SYSTEM TORQUE SPECS

Exhaust/Cat Bolts - 25ft-lb

Header Bracket - 33ft-lb

Catalytic Converter Spring Bolts16ft-lb

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COOLING SYSTEM TORQUE SPECS
Radiator Fan Bolts - 5ft-lb

Water Bypass Tube Bolts - 8.7ft-lb
Water Pump Housing - 33ft-lb

Water Pump Pulley - 10ft-lb

Thermostat Housing8.7ft-lb

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FUEL SYSTEM TORQUE SPECS

Fuel Pressure Regulator7.2ft-lb

Fuel Pulsation Damper - 16ft-lb (From feed line to fuel rail)

Fuel Tank Mounting Bolts - 33ft-lb

Fuel Tank Unit (8 bolts) 3ft-lb

Fuel Tank Vapor Control Valve - 3ft-lb

 

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WHEEL,BRAKES & STEERING TORQUE SPECS

Brake Caliper Mounting Bolts - 79.6ft-lb

Brake Hose/Line Fitting - 12ft-lb
Steering Wheel Bolt - 29ft-lb

Steering Knuckle Nut - 40ft-lb

Tie Rod Lock nut - 33ft-lb    

Power Steering Control Unit - 8.7ft-lb

Power Steering Gearbox Mounting Bolts - 32ft-lb

Rear Wheel Spindle Nut - 181ft-lb (*TSB ALERT recommends 220ft-lb)

Lug Nuts79.6ft-lb

 

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OTHER TORQUE SPECS

Ignition Coils8.7ft-lb
Oxygen Sensor - 33ft-lb

Engine Control Module - 7.2ft-lb

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CYLINDER HEAD, VALVE COVER AND ACCESSORIES SPECS

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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CYLINDER HEAD TORQUE SPECS

 

TORQUE ORDER                    REMOVAL ORDER  

     10,4,2,6,8    <<<Exhaust>>>    1,7,9,5,3 

      7,5,1,3,9      <<<Intake>>>    4,6,10,8,2

 

Cylinder Head Bolts (Inside out)22ft-lb + 90* (or 22ft-lb + 180* if new bolts)

Cylinder Head Bolts (8mm Allen)22ft-lb

Cam Chain Auto Tensioner8.7ft-lb

Cam Chain Sprocket Center Bolt - 36ft-lb

Cam Chain Sprocket to Idler Bolts - 10ft-lb

Cam Gear Nut - 86.8ft-lb

Camshaft Holder Bolts - 16ft-lb

Intake Air Temp Sensor4ft-lb

Intake Manifold Nuts - 16ft-lb

Header Stud Nuts23ft-lb

MAP Sensor - 1.5ft-lb

Throttle Body16ft-lb

Spark Plugs18ft-lb

Valve Cover8.7ft-lb

 

VALVE COVER TORQUE PATTERN

 

                1                       (Intake side of valve cover)

  4                                 5                                  

____2_________   3______ (Exhaust side of valve cover)

 

VTEC Oil Pressure Switch16ft-lb

VTEC Solenoid Valve8.7ft-lb

Engine Coolant Temp Sensor13ft-lb

ENGINE BLOCK AND ACCESSORIES SPECS

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

 MEANS TURN 90 or 60  DEG 1 TIME

++ MEANS TURN 90 or 60  DEG 2 TIMES

 

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ENGINE BLOCK TORQUE SPECS

Alternator Power Nut - 9ft-lb
Alternator Pulley Lock nut81.7ft-lb 

Alternator Support - 33ft-lb

Belt Tensioner - 16ft-lb (To block)
Belt Tensioner Pulley31ft-lb 
Belt Tensioner Test - 
19.3
Block Coolant Drain Bolt61ft-lb 

Connecting Rod Bolts - 18ft-lb + 90*

Crankshaft Pulley Bolt181ft-lb

Half Shaft/ Output Shaft - 61ft-lb

Main Bearing Caps - 22ft-lb + 60*

Lower Block Bolts (There are 16, inside out)22ft-lb

Oil Pump Sealing Bolt (Spring loaded)29ft-lb

Oil Pump (Large bolts)16ft-lb
Oil Pump Chain Guide - 8.7ft-lb

Oil Pan (Tighten inside out in 3 steps)8.ft-lb final

Oil Pump (Small bolts)8.ft-lb

Oil Pan Drain Bolt - 29ft-lb

Oil Filter16ft-lb

Oil Jets - 12ft-lb (critical)

Oil Baffle Plate (windage tray) - 8.7ft-lb

Idler Pulley Base (Large)33ft-lb

Idler Pulley Base (Small)8.7ft-lb

Idler Pulley Bolt - 33ft-lb

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TIMING TORQUE SPECS

Timing Chain Cover (Big bolts) - 33ft-lb

Timing Chain Cover (Small bolts) - 8.7ft-lb

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION MOUNT SPECS

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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RIGHT SIDE ENGINE MOUNT BOLTS (x4)

Engine Mount - 28ft-lb (4 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm to engine block)

 

RIGHT SIDE ENGINE MOUNT TOP NUT (x1)

Engine Mount Support Nut - 40ft-lb (1 Nut 12 x 1.25mm to engine mount stud)

LEFT SIDE ENGINE MOUNT TOP NUT (x1)

Engine Mount Support Nut - 40ft-lb (1 Nut 12 x 1.25mm to engine mount stud)

ENGINE MOUNT ACCESSORY BRACKET BOLTS

Engine Block Accessory Mount Bracket - 28ft-lb (4 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm to engine block)

Lower Oil Pan Accessory Mount Bracket - 16ft-lb (3 Bolts 18 x 1.25mm)

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TRANSMISSION MOUNT AND CROSSMEMBER BOLTS

Transmission Rear Mount28ft-lb (4 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm)

Transmission Crossmember - 28ft-lb (3 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm)

REAR DIFFERENTIAL MOUNTING BOLTS

Differential Mounting Bracket A - 33ft-lb (4 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm)

Differential Mounting Bracket B - 55ft-lb (4 Nuts 12 x 1.25mm)

DRIVETRAIN AND TRANSMISSION SPECS

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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TRANSMISSION AND DRIVETRAIN

 

FLYWHEEL TORQUE PATTERN

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____ 5___  7 

___3___       4 

____6___    

_______2

Flywheel Bolts94ft-lb

CLUTCH PRESSURE PLATE TORQUE PATTERN

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____ 5___  7 

___3___       4 

____6___    

_______2

Clutch Pressure Plate19ft-lb

Transmission Output Shaft Lock Nut (27mm)119ft-lb

Transmission Bellhousing Bolts (Upper x 3)47ft-lb

Transmission Bellhousing Bolts (Lower small x 2)33ft-lb

Transmission Bellhousing Bolts (Lower large x 2)47ft-lb

Transmission Drain Plug (14mm) - 29ft-lb

Transmission Fill Plug (20mm) - 33ft-lb

Differential Bearing Cap Bolts - 33ft-lb

Differential Breather Plate - 11ft-lb

Differential Case (10 bolts)19ft-lb

Differential Drain Plug - 33ft-lb

Differential Filler Plug - 33ft-lb

Driveshaft Bolts (Allen, 6 per side)24ft-lb

Clutch Bleeder Screw - 7.2ft-lb

Clutch Line to Master - 11ft-lb

Clutch Line to Slave - 22ft-lb

Clutch Master Cylinder - 9.4ft-lb

Clutch Pressure Plate19ft-lb

Clutch Slave Cylinder - 16ft-lb

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SUSPENSION TORQUE SPECS

Front Camber Adjustment Bolt - 58ft-lb
Front Lower Arm Flange Bolt (To set caster)58ft-lb

Front Subframe Bolts (Large)85.3ft-lb
Front Subframe Bolts (Small)43ft-lb
Front Sway Bar - 61ft-lb

Rear Ball Joint Castle Nuts (Lower arms)51-58ft-lb

Rear Camber Adjustment Bolt - 40ft-lb

Rear Suspension Subframes Mounting Bolts - 43ft-lb

Rear Suspension Stiffener Mounting Bolts - 7.2ft-lb (3 Bolts 6 x 1.0mm)

Rear Suspension Stiffener Mounting Bolts - 33ft-lb (2 Bolts 10 x 1.25mm)

Shocks (Rear Flange Bolt)47ft-lb

ENGINE OIL AND TRANSMISSION FLUID FILL PROCEEDURES

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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ENGINE OIL FILL CAPACITY

F20/F22: (4.8 US qt, 3.9 Imp qt) (At oil change)

F20/F22: (5.1 US qt, 4.2 Imp qt) (At oil change *including filter)

F20/F22: (5.9 US qt, 4.9 Imp qt) (After engine overhaul)

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MANUAL TRANSMISSION FLUID FILL CAPACITY

F20/F22 (1.56 US qt, 1.30 Imp qt) (At fluid change) 

F20/F22: (1.71 US qt, 1.43 Imp qt) (At overhaul)

Rule of thumb:*With vehicle level and filler bolt removed, fill until Honda MTF drips out of top side filler bolt hole.

ADDITIONAL PROCEEDURES

HONDA S2000 F-SERIES (AP1) 2000-2003 F20/F22

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