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Specifications

 

     

 

1960 Oldsmobile Chassis Specifications:

Model
Overall Length
Overall Width
Height
Wheelbase
Tire Size
Dynamic/Super 88

217.6"

80.6"
56"
123"
8.5x14
98
220.9"
80.6"
56"
126.3"
9x14

 

Capacities:

Gas Tank
20 Gallons
Cooling System

20 Quarts

Add 1 Quart for Heater

Add 1 3/4 Quarts for AC

Synchro-Mesh Transmission 2 1/2 Pints

 

Differential

5 Pints

 
Engine Oil 4 Quarts 5 Quarts with filter change
Hydra-Matic Transmission 9 1/2 Quarts

10 1/2 Quarts pan removed

11 1/2 Quarts unit dissembled

Power Steering System 1 Quart Pump Only Complete System 1 3/4 Qt.

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Engine Specifications

Cylinder Block
371
394
Brake Horsepower
315
Torque (foot/lbs)  
435
Bore and Stroke

4.00"x3.6875"

4.125"x3.6875"

Compression Ratio

Standard 8.75:1

High Compression: 9.75:1

9.75:1

Firing Order

1-8-7-3-6-5-4-2

1-8-7-3-6-5-4-2
     
Main Bearing Journals
2.9990" to 3.000" Diameter

2.9990" to 3.000" Diameter

Width
No.1 1.090" No.1 1.090"
  No. 2, 3, 4 1.000" No. 2, 3, 4 1.000"
  No. 5 2.4992" to 2.5002" No. 5 2.4992" to 2.5002"
Connecting Rod Journals 2.4992" to 2.5002" 2.4992" to 2.5002"
Width
1.877" to 1.880" 1.877" to 1.880"
Crankshaft End Thrust .004" to .008" .004" to .008"

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Engine Torque Specifications (In Foot Pounds)

Crank and Connecting Rods
Rod Caps

38 to 48

Crankshaft Bearing Cap Bolts Nos. 1-4

90 to 120

Rear Main Bearing

130 to 160

Crankshaft Pulley Bolt
100 (minimum)
Valve Cover Bolts

2 to 4

Clyinder Head to Block Bolts
60 to 80
Rocker Shaft Bracket to Head Bolts 14 to 22
Spark Plugs 18 to 34
Flywheel to Crankshaft Bolts 55 to 65
Flywheel to Clutch Bolts
14 to 17
Flex Plate to Crankshaft Bolts 55 to 65
Flex Plate to Torus Nuts 17 to 22
Front Cover to Block Bolts 3/8" 24 to 40
Front Cover to Block Bolts 7/16" 24 to 40
Water Pump to Front Cover 14 to 22
Fuel Pump to Front Cover 35 to 40
Fuel Pump Eccentric 14 to 22
Intake Manifold to Head Bolts 22 to 24
Exhaust Manifold to Head Bolts/Nuts 19 to 25
Oil Pan Bolts 10 to 18
Oil Pan Drain Plug 35 to 45
Oil Pump to Bearing Cap 11 to 14
Pump Relief Valve Plug 35 to 40
Oil Pump Screen Bolts 28 to 38
Oil Filter to Cylinder Block Bolts 28 to 38
Oil Filter Housing Hand Tight

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