torque specs for oil pan????

Posted by MadrussianSVT, Jul 8, 2011

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  1. MadrussianSVT

    MadrussianSVT Proven Member

    Joined Jun 9, 2011
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    so yeah, I did very quick search and didnt find anything. Can some one tell me what are the torque specs for oil pan bolts, drain plug and do I need to put on new gasket every time I remove my oil pan? thanx in advance!

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  2. 9!'clipseDOHC

    9!'clipseDOHC Moderator

    Joined Aug 24, 2003
    El Paso, Texas
    The pan is 5 ft. lbs. and the drain bolt is 29 ft. lbs. Also the oil pan "gasket" (at least stock) is just RTV/sealant so yes, you would need to reapply it every time.

    Refer here for all your future torque spec questions:
    My DSM:
    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX

    Street Build

    13.102 @ 111.220 MPH

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