WHAT PRESSURE DO I USE TO TORQUE THE HEAD BOLTS ON THE HEADS OF MY 99 FORD RANGER AND WHAT ORDER DO I USE? I HAVE BOUGHT NEW HEADS FOR THIS TRUCK BUT I NEED TO KNOW THE TORQUE PRESSURE THAT I NEED TO USE ON THE BOLTS AND WHAT ORDER DO I TIGHTEN?
Step 1 37 (50)
Step 2 Loosen One Full Turn
Step 3 22 (30)
Step 4 Additional 90 Degrees
Step 5 Additional 90 Degrees
first figure is ft lbs. Parenthesis is Nm new cyl head bolts should be used.
Rocker arms must be fully seated in cylinder head and push rods must be seated in rocker arm sockets before final tightening. Camshaft may be in any position before final tightening. If all original components removed are reinstalled, valve clearance check is not required. If valves/seats were serviced, check and adjust valve clearance. See VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT under ADJUSTMENTS
rocker arm bolt torque 20-28 ft lobs.