San Diego Miata Club

Miata Torque Specifications

 PartTorque Spec. (ft-lbs/N-m)
 Suspension
 Swaybar bushing bolts, front13-20 / 18-26
 Swaybar bushing bolts, rear14-21 / 20-28
 Swaybar end link bolts, both ends27-40 / 36-54
 Upper shock mount plate bolts22-27 / 29-36
 Upper shock nuts23-34 / 31-46
 Lower shock bolt54-69 / 73-93
 Lower control arm bolt, front54-69 / 73-93
 Spindle (vertical) bolt54-69 / 73-93
 Camber adjustment bolts, (D or H-style) front69-83 / 94-112
 Camber adjustment bolts, (D or H-style) rear54-70 / 73-95
 Timing Belt
 Crank pulley bolt (1990)80-87 / 108-118
  (plus Loctite 242-blue)
 Crank pulley bolt (1991 - present)116-122 / 157-165
  (plus Loctite 242-blue)
 Cam cover bolts43-78 in-lbs / 4.9-8.8
 Alternator mounting bolt27-38 / 37-52
 Alternator tension adjustment bolt14-19 / 19-25
 Timing belt tensioner bolt & idler pulley bolt28-38 / 38-52
 Timing belt cover bolts14-18 / 19-24
 Intake/Exhaust
 Airflow meter bolts69-95 in-lbs / 7.8-11
 Intake manifold bracket27-40 / 36-54
 O2 sensor (by feel, as close as possible)22-36 ft-lbs
 Exhaust pipe clamp bolt (to bell housing)15-20 / 21-27
 Bell housing bolts48-65 / 65-88
 Exhaust header nuts28-34 / 38-46
 Cat converter nuts (both ends)30-41 / 40-55
 General Maintenance
 Spark plugs11-17 (132-204 in-lbs)
 Engine oil drain plug (19mm)22-30 / 31-41
 Gearbox drain plug (24mm)29-43 / 39-59
 Gearbox fill plug (square)18-29 / 25-39
 Differential drain plug (24mm)29-40 / 39-54
 Differential fill plug (23mm)29-40 / 39-54
 Clutch
 Transmission front cover bolts14-18 / 19-24
 Flywheel bolts71-75 / 96-102
 Pressure plate bolts14-19 / 19-25
 Bell housing bolts48-65 / 65-88
 Prop shaft nuts37-43 / 50-58
 Power plant frame bolts77-91 / 104-123
 Starter motor bolts28-38 / 38-51
 Starter motor mounting bracket bolts28-38 / 38-51
 Slave cylinder fluid tube9-16 (113-190 in. lbs.)
 Slave cylinder mounting bolts12-16 / 16-22
 Brakes
 Front/rear bracket bolts36-51 / 49-69
 Caliper bolts, front58-65 / 78-88
 Rear25-29 / 34-39
 Front/rear banjo bolts16-22 / 22-29
 Rear adjuster plug bolt9-12 / 12-16


Disclaimer

Please note that these tips and pointers are not reviewed or approved by Mazda Motor Corporation or any other corporation or entity other than the originator. The San Diego Miata Club does not accept any liability for damage or injury as a result of utilizing these tips and pointers. Please use common sense and always remember safety first.


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