Chrysler 273, 318, 340, 360 A Specifications

Firing Order


Torque Specs

These specs may not be correct for your application. Verify your engine specs with a service manual for your year and model, always torque bolts in three equal increments
Bolts or Parts Lube or Sealer Torque to:
Main Caps Engine Oil 85 ft-lbs.
Warning!!!     If you are using ARP bolts, you MUST use their specs.  Click Here!
Connecting Rod Bolts (Plain) Engine Oil 45 ft-lbs.
Cylinder Heads 273-318 340-360 Engine oil (blind hole) Sealer (water jacket)   85 ft-lbs. 95 ft-lbs.
Rocker Shaft brackets Engine Oil 17 ft-lbs.
Oil Pump Cover Engine Oil 95 in-lbs.
Oil Pump Engine Oil 35 ft-lbs.
Oil Pan Engine Oil 15 ft-lbs.
Camshaft Locking Bolt Thread Locker 35 ft-lbs.
Front Cover Engine Oil 30 ft-lbs.
Intake Manifold (Cast Iron Heads) Non- Hardening Sealer 35 ft-lbs.
Valve Cover Engine Oil 6 ft-lbs.
Water Pump Non- Hardening Sealer 30 ft-lbs.
Fuel Pump Engine Oil 30 ft-lbs.
Starter mounting Bolts Engine Oil 50 ft-lbs.
Exhaust Manifold Anti-Seize Lubricant 30 ft-lbs.
Spark Plugs No Lube or Sealer 20 ft-lbs.
Flexplate/Flywheel Thread Locker 55 ft-lbs.
Clutch Housing Bolts Engine Oil 30 ft-lbs.
Flexplate to Torque Converter Thread Locker 270 in-lbs.
Centerbolt (Harmonic Damper) Engine Oil 135 ft-lbs.
Bellhousing (Transmission to Block) Engine Oil 50 ft-lbs.