Special thanks to Scott R. Clark for submitting this data

OLDSMOBILE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS 1954-1963

                 HEAD      ROD     MAIN BEARING    CRANK PULLEY   FLYWHEEL     MANIFOLDS
YEAR             BOLTS     BOLTS      BOLTS          BOLT         TO CRANK     IN     EX   
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54-58 EXCEPT F85 60-70     45-50    100-140          45-50          85-95      28     22
                                                     FLEXPLATE 60

58-63 EXCEPT F85 60-80     38-48    No. 1-4 90-120   100            85-95      23     22
                                    No. 5  130-160   FLEXPLATE 60	 

1961-63 F-85     50-55     30-35    No. 1-4 50-60    150            85-95      25-30  18-24
                                    No. 5   65-70