K-series Torque Specs - Nthefastlane

GENERAL TORQUE SPEC'S FOR (K20/K24) K-SERIES

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K-SERIES CYLINDER HEAD TORQUE SPECS

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*OEM Cylinder head bolts: 39Nm (29ft/lbs)90 deg + 90 deg (One extra 90 deg on new bolts)

 

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"ARP HEAD BOLTS"ALL K-SERIES <Clean block thread holes till dry> lube top nut threads only with 10w30 or ARP Molly lube then use  5/16 allen key to torque studs to 10ft lbs into the block> Torque ARP Nuts in steps: 30ft-lbs (360in-lbs),60ft-lbs>> (720in-lbs) Then to 80ft-lbs (960in-lbs)

 

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

* Cam holder bolts: (M8) 22Nm (16ft/lbs), (M6) 12Nm (8.7ft/lbs)

* Girdle bolts (M8): 22Nm (16ft/lbs)

* Valve Lock nut 14ft/lbs

* Valve adjustment lock nut: 19Nm (14ft/lbs)

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TIMING CHAIN/CAM GEAR

* Chain tensioner bolts: 12Nm (8.7ft/lbs)

* Timing chain cover: (M6) 12Nm (8.7ft/lbs)

* Intake Cam Gear: 112Nm (83ft/lbs)

* Exhaust Cam Gear: 69Nm (51ft/lbs)

* Crank Pulley Bolt: 245Nm (181ft/lbs)

 

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VALVE COVER SPECS

____1______3______  (Intake side of valve cover) 
6___                         

4______ 2____         5 (Exhaust side of valve cover)

* Valve Cover (6) 7ft/lbs

* Valve cover bolts: 12Nm (8.7ft/lbs)

 

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FLYWHEEL TORQUE SPECS

            1 

        6       8 
     4             3 
        7        5 
             2

* Flywheel: 118Nm (87ft/lbs)

 

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PRESSURE PLATE TORQUE SPECS

            1 
     6            3 


     4            5 
             2 

Torque in steps: 5ft-lbs (60in-lbs)10ft-lbs (120in-lbs)14ft-lbs (168in-lbs), Then to
19ft-lbs (228in-lbs) *ALL K-series

 

FLYWHEEL SURFACE
* Step To Surface OEM Spec's .047in  AKA..(47 Thousands Of An Inch)

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SPARK PLUGS

* Spark Plugs (4) 17ft/lbs 

* Spark Plugs: 16Nm (12ft/lbs)

 

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CONNECTING ROD

* Rod bolts: 29Nm (22ft/lbs) and 90 deg

 

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MAIN BEARING CAP BOLTS

* Main cap bolts: 29Nm (22ft/lbs) and 56 deg

 

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SUB FRAME & MOUNTS
* Upper Pass engine mount Flange Nut 40 ft/lbs
* Rear Engine Mount 43 ft/lbs
* Front Engine Mount 47 ft/lbs
* Transmission Engine Mount 40 ft/lbs
* 14mm sub frame bolts (4) 76ft/lbs
 

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OIL CHANGE
* Oil Drain Plug: 29ft/lbs (33 ft/lbs Base models and EP3)
* Oil filter: 8.7ft/lbs
* Oil Pan: 8.7ft/lbs
 

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TRANSMISSION
* Drain plug: 29ft/lbs
* Filler plug: 33ft/lbs
* Flywheel cover: 9ft/lbs
 

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EXHAUST
* 10mm Header Bolts/Nuts 33 ft/lbs
* 8mm Header to Down pipe spring nut 16 ft/lbs
* 10mm exhaust manifold bracket bolts 33ft/lbs
* O2 sensors 33ft/lbs

* Cat to mid pipe nut 25 ft/lbs

 

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SUSPENSION
* Tire Lug Nuts 80 ft/lbs
 

Front
*
12mm top nut (1) 33ft/lbs
* 10mm Strut tower Flange Bolts (3) 33 ft/lbs
* 16mm damper pinch bolts (2) 115ft/lbs
* 10mm tie rod nut (1) 32ft/lbs
* brake hose bracket (1) 16ft/lbs
* wheel sensor harness bracket (1) 7.2ft/lbs
* Axle nut 134 ft/lbs

Rear
*
10mm top nut 22ft/lbs
* 10mm strut tower top nuts (2) 43ft/lbs
* 12mm damper bottom bolt 45ft/lbs

Rear Camber Arm
*
12mm outer bolt 43ft/lbs
* 12mm inner bolt (2) 43ft/lbs
* 8mm wheel sensor harness bracket 16ft/lbs

Rear Tie Bar
*
12mm inner bolt 43ft/lbs
 

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SWAY BARS
 

Front
*
10mm top end link bolt [to bar] 28ft/lbs
* 10mm bottom end link bolt [to car] 29ft/lbs
* 10mm bracket bolt (2) 29ft/lbs

Rear
*
10mm top end link bolt [to bar] 28ft/lbs
* 10mm bottom end link bolt [to car] 29ft/lbs
* 8mm bracket bolt (2) 16ft/lbs