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Torque Spec Charts for Chrysler

Small Chrysler: 273 to 360 A engines

Fastener TypeTorque Spec
Main Cap Bolts85 ft-lbs
Connecting Rod Bolts (Plain)45 ft-lbs
Cylinder Head Bolts, 273-31885 ft-lbs
Cylinder Head Bolts, 340-36095 ft-lbs
Rocker Shaft Bracket Bolts17 ft-lbs
Intake Manifold Bolts35 ft-lbs
Oil Pump Cover Bolt95 ft-lbs
Oil Pump Attaching Bolt35 ft-lbs
Oil Pan Bolts15 ft-lbs
Cam Locking Bolt35 ft-lbs
Cam Thrust Plate Bolts210 in-lbs
Harmonic Damper Bolt135 ft-lbs
Flywheel/Flexplate Bolts55 ft-lbs
Flywheel Housing to Engine Block Bolts50 ft-lbs
Torque Converter to Flexplate Bolts270 in-lbs
Clutch Housing Bolts30 ft-lbs
Front Cover Bolts30 ft-lbs
Water Pump Bolts30 ft-lbs


Big Chrysler: 383-400-440 B/RB engines

Fastener TypeTorque Spec
Main Cap Bolts85 ft-lbs
Connecting Rod Bolts (Plain)45 ft-lbs
Connecting Rod Bolts (Heavy Duty)50-5 ft-lbs (with oil)
Crankshaft Rear Bearing Seal Retainer Bolts30 ft-lbs
Cylinder Head Bolts, 340-36070 ft-lbs
Rocker Shaft Bracket Bolts25 ft-lbs
Intake Manifold Bolts40 ft-lbs
Oil Pump Cover Bolt10 ft-lbs
Oil Pump Attaching Bolt35 ft-lbs
Oil Pan Bolts15 ft-lbs
Cam Locking Bolt85 ft-lbs
Harmonic Damper Bolt35 ft-lbs
Flywheel/Flexplate Bolts55 ft-lbs
Flywheel Housing to Engine Block Bolts50 ft-lbs
Torque Converter to Flexplate Bolts270 in-lbs
Water Pump Bolts30 ft-lbs
Fuel Pump Bolts30 ft-lbs
Starter Mounting Bolts50 ft-lbs
Exhaust Manifold Nuts30 ft-lbs


426 Hemi

Fastener TypeTorque Spec
Main Cap Bolts100 ft-lbs
Main Cap Tie Bolts45 ft-lbs
Connecting Rod Bolts (7/16")75 ft-lbs
Cylinder Head Bolts (Iron Head)70-75 ft-lbs
Cylinder Head Bolts (Aluminum Head)65-70 ft-lbs
Camshaft Cap Screw (Street Hemi)40 ft-lbs
Camshaft Cap Screw (Race Hemi)75 ft-lbs
Rocker Shaft Bracket Bolts30 ft-lbs
Harmonic Damper Bolt135 ft-lbs
Flexplate Bolts70 ft-lbs
Torque Converter to Flexplate Bolts65 ft-lbs
Flywheel Cap Screws70 ft-lbs
Clutch Cover to Flywheel30 ft-lbs