2.3L Fastener Torque Values <& Header bolt source>

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2.3L Fastener Torque Values <& Header bolt source>

Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri Oct 19, 2007 5:52 pm

As pulled from the Automotive Component Engineering Site (http://www.powerbyace.com), who happens to be a niche supplier for some neat 2.3 engine parts. Go to their "Technical" section for the list below and some other useful stuff. I'm planning on getting a set of their low-clearance header bolts - pretty neat to be able to have the head size less than the bolt itself!

Ford 2300 SOHC
Engine torque specifications
All are in LB/FT, unless noted.

Auxiliary shaft gear bolt M10 28-40

Auxiliary shaft thrust plate bolts M6 6-9

Auxiliary shaft cover bolts M6 6-9

Belt tensioner pivot bolt M10 28-40

Belt tensioner adjustment bolt M8 14-21

Camshaft gear bolt M12 50-71

Camshaft thrust plate M6 6-9

Carburetor bolts M8 10-14

Carburetor adapter bolts M8 14-21

Connecting Rod bolts (stock) M9 30-36

Crankshaft dampener bolt M14 100-120

Crankshaft front cover bolt M6 6-9

Cylinder head bolt M12 80-90 (1)

Distributor clamp bolt M14 14-21

Exhaust manifold to head M10 16-23 (2)

Flywheel to crankshaft M10 54-64

Fuel pump to block M8 14-21

Intake manifold to head bolts M8 14-21 (3)

Main bearing cap bolts M12 80-90 (1)

Oil pump pickup tube to oil pump M8 14-21

Oil pump to block M8 14-21

Oil pan drain plug M14 15-25

Oil pan to block bolts M6 6-8

Oil pan to block bolts M8 8-10

Oil filter insert to block ---- 20-25

Rocker arm cover bolts M6 4-7

Spark plugs M14 5-10

Water pump to block M8 14-21

Water outlet to head bolts M8 14-21

(1) Tighten in three steps. 30 LB/FT, 60 LB/FT, 90 LB/FT

(2) Tighten in sequence two steps, 8-10 LB/FT, 16-23 LB/FT

(3) Tighten in sequence, two steps, 7-9 LB/FT, 14-21 LB/FT
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Post by BeefFajitas » Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:00 am

That baby freaks me out.
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Post by Frag » Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:08 pm

BeefFajitas wrote:That baby freaks me out.
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WTF!!?!?

They are only a decade or so behind ally mcbeal... remember that stupid ass dancing baby?
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Post by xr steve » Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:22 pm

are these specs right cus i am just bout to put my motor back to gether.
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:15 am

xr steve wrote:are these specs right cus i am just bout to put my motor back to gether.
I can't tell you I've verified every one, but they look generally correct to me.
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Post by Ray » Sun Feb 28, 2010 11:39 am

Bump. Please move this to the FAQ section.
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Sun Feb 28, 2010 11:45 am

demonfire wrote:Bump. Please move this to the FAQ section.
So demanding... :lol:
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Post by Slinky » Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:49 pm

In the Ford Specifications 1988 Car for the 2.3 turbo, the only differences I could find were:


Main Bearing Cap Bolt 75-85

Oil Pan to block 10-13.5

Exhaust manifold to head 20-30

Add:

Turbo Nut to Manifold 28-40


I just thought those critical components were worth noting *shrug*
There was a few others that were 1 or 2lb-ft difference but nothing spectacular.

But I would always consult the proper year's service manual for confirmation :D
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Re: 2.3L Fastener Torque Values <& Header bolt source>

Post by milehighXR » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:00 am

How about a length for those bolts? Specifically the length of crank to flywheel, and the clutch to flywheel.
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