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Old 09-27-2011, 06:44 PM
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Default Head gasket torque sequence please help

Hey guys im new to the forum. I am replacing my head gasket on my 96 cavalier 2.2 and would like to know the head bolts torque sequence and ft. pounds,. Do I also have to torque the bolts that hold the rocker arms or springs. Is there anything else that im missing?? Thanks guys
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I'd suggest spending 15 bucks on a Haynes manual. It will have the torque specs, sequence. The torque specs will also be a step value, in other words torque1-6 at 12 ft/lbs, then repeat 1-6 to 30 ft. lbs (Example) I don't have the specs for you engine else I'd post them
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Hey guys im new to the forum. I am replacing my head gasket on my 96 cavalier 2.2 and would like to know the head bolts torque sequence and ft. pounds,. Do I also have to torque the bolts that hold the rocker arms or springs. Is there anything else that im missing?? Thanks guys
Try looking here... j-body.org - the jbody organization

More specific to j-body cars.
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