A7 – Torque Loading Figures


Engine
Gearbox
Rear Axle
Propeller Shaft
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Steering
Brakes

ENGINE

Cylinder head
(tighten when cold)
48 lbs. ft. (6.6 kg.m)
Crankshaft (mains) 55 lbs. ft. (7.6 kg.m)
Con. rod (big-end) Series I Alpine, Series III Rapier 20 lbs. ft. (2.7 kg. m)
Alpine, II Series Rapier IIIA Onwards 24 lbs. ft. (3.3 kg. m)
Flywheel 40 lbs. ft. (5.5 kg. m)

GEARBOX

Mainshaft nuts 80 lbs. ft. (11.0 kg.m)

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REAR AXLE

Hypold bevel pinion nut 110 lbs. ft. (15.2 kg.m)
Axle shaft 180 lbs. ft. (24.8 kg.m)

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PROPELLER SHAFT

Universal joint-metal to rubber (where fitted) 50 lbs. ft. (6.9 kg.m)

FRONT SUSPENSION

Fulcrum pin to crossmember mounting bolts (upper) 48 lbs. ft. (6.6 kg.m)
Fulcrum pin to crossmember mounting bolts (lower) 32 lbs. ft. (4.4 kg.m)
Eye bolt-trunnion to link 40 lbs. ft. (5.5 kg.m)
85 lbs. ft. (11.7 kg.)
Ball pin-stub carrier to link 52 lbs. ft. (7.1 kg.m)
Ball pin-housing to link 33 lbs. ft. (4.5 kg.m)
Shock absorber to spring pan 6 lbs. ft. (.8 kg.m)
Crossmember to frame 62 lbs. ft. (8.5 kg.m)
Road wheel nut 48 lbs. ft (6.6 kg. m)

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REAR SUSPENSION

Rear spring “U” bolts Alpine 42 lbs. ft. (5.8 kg.m)
Rapier 16 lbs. ft. (2.2 kg.m)

STEERING

Box to frame 30 lbs. ft. (4.1 kg.m)
Relay lever to frame 30 lbs. ft. (4.1 kg.m)
Steering crosstube ball pin centre 30 lbs. ft. (4.1 kg.m)
outer 28 lbs. ft. (3.8 kg. m)

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BRAKES

Brake disc to hub 38 lbs. ft. (5.2 kg.m)
Caliper to adaptor 52 lbs. ft. (7.1 kg.m)
Steering arm to carrier and adaptor 38 lbs. ft. (5.2 kg.m)
60 lbs. ft. (8.2 kg.m)
Adaptor to carrier 38 lbs. ft. (5.2 kg.m)
Bleed screws 6 lbs. ft. (.8 kg.m)
Union nuts (male) 7 lbs. ft. (.9 kg.m)
(female) 9 lbs. ft. (1.2 kg.m)
Backplate to casing 17 lbs. ft. (2.0 kg.m)
Wheel cylinder to backplate 12 lbs. ft. (1.6 kg.m)

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