Tech; 5.9 Bolt Size List



All bolt sizes listed below are from a 96 V8 5.9L with 46RE auto tranny. Beside the bolt size is listed what type tool is needed as well. Some bolts may require you use a 12pt socket, deep socket or open end wrench. 


M1 or Beerbarrel

Stock filter assembly flathead screwdriver

Throttle body 1/2"

M1/Beerbarrel to heads 1/2"

Throttle linkage bracket 5/16

Water Heater fitting 3/4 open or deep

 

Sensors

IAT - 3/4 open

TPS Torx 25

IAC - Torx 25

MAP -  Torx 25

Water Temp sensor (1pin/Pass. Side) 1/2

Water Temp sensor (2pin/middle one) 11/16

Thermostat 1/2

Crank Position 9/16

 

Accessories

Rad bolts 10mm

Crank bolt 32mm or 1 1/4"
Crank pulley 1/2"

Pwr steering to head 9/16

Tensioner 9/16"

AC compressor 1/2

Alternator 7mm & 10mm

Alt/AC main bracket - 9/16"

Idler Pulley 9/16

Water Pump Pulley - 1/2"

Viscous Fan clutch - 1 3/8 (14 adjustable)

Fan 1/2 probably (removed in 01/cant locate bolts)

Tensioner Pulley 5/8

 

Motor/Internals
Motor mounts to frame 18mm & 21mm
Motor mount to motor 1/2"
Trans to motor 9/16"  (4)

Motor to trans 5/8" (behind oil filter/starter motor)
Crossbar from motor to trans 1/2" & 5/8"
Starter motor 5/8" deep

Valve covers - 7/16 deep

Water pump 9/16" 
Flexplate shield (46re) 7/16"

Oil pan drain plug 5/8"

Oil pan to motor 1/2"
Flexplate to TC 9/16

Flexplate to crank -(9/16???)

Heads 5/8

Lifter yoke retainer 1/2"

Main caps 3/4

Piston Rod Caps 9/16

 

Other

Trans hard line brackets to engine - 9/16"
Brake line to frame - 9/16"

Transmission hard lines to case - 13/16"

Transmission cross member - 13mm & 15mm

Transmission tailshaft support - 5/8"

MP Deep Alum trans pan drain plug - 7/8"

 

Aftermarket parts & what I use to hold them on

Arp head studs 9/16 12pt deep and 3/4 6pt deep

Accell 3 bar map 5/16 allen  (to custom bracket)

Bosch wideband o2 - 22mm

Collectors/ypipe 9/16

Edelbrock headers 1/4 allen, 5/16 12pt and 1/2 open(studs)

Hughes 55 or Fastman 52 mm tbs 3/16 allen

Harland Sharp 1.6rr (adj) stud/guide plates 11/16

Harland Sharp 1.6rr adjusters - 9/16


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