32. Torque specs are only good if you use ARP’s recommended fastener assembly lube. Because the head boltholes are blind, we don’t have to worry about water seepage past the head bolts. Be sure to put lube between the washer and the bolt head. Following GM’s torqueing sequence, we used three incremental passes of 40, 60, and 75 lb-ft of torque to fully compress the head gaskets.