Torque Specifications

All torque settings sourced from Haynes Manuals

Suspension
Mk1/2

FastenerTorque (lb/ft)Torque (Nm)
Backplate to rear radius arm bolts 18 to 22 24.5 to 29.4
Caliper retaining bolts 35 to 40 47 to 54
Drive shaft coupling U bolts (rubber cross inner joints) 8 to 12 10.88 to 16.279
Drive Shaft Nut (disc only) 150 20.7
Drive shaft nut (Front Drums Only) 20 to 24 27.45 to 32.36
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5
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Gearbox
All Models

FastenerTorque (lb/ft)Torque (Nm)
Bottom Cover set screws 1/4in dia. UNC (change-speed tower) 6 7.8
Differential Housing End Cover bolts 18 24.5
Driven Gear to Differential Cage 60 81.39
Driving Flange to Differential nut (tighten to next split pin hole) 70 94
First Motion Shaft nut 150 203
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5
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Electrical
All Models

FastenerTorque (lb/in)Torque (Nm)
Alternator (11AC) Brush box fixing screws 10 11
Alternator (11AC) Diode heat sink fixings 25 27
Alternator (11AC) through-bolts 45 to 50 49 to 55
Alternator (16ACR) Shaft nut 25 to 30 34 to 41
Distributor Clamp Bolt (fixed bolt type) 30 33
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5
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Engine
Important: See Notes

FastenerTorque (lb/ft)Torque (Nm)
Camshaft Nut 60 to 70 81.39 to 95
Clutch Spring Housing to Pressure Plate set screws 16 21.5
Con Rod Big-end Bolts 35 to 38 47 to 52
Con Rod Big-end nuts (assemble dry only) 40 54
Crankshaft Pulley Nut 70 to 80 95 to 108.8
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5
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