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Q: I have a 2001 Toyota Tundra 4.7 V-8. When replacing the valve cover gasket, what should I torque the valve cover back to when rein

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I am replacing the valve cover gasket on my 2001 Tundra TRD V8. When reinstalling the valve covers, what should I torque them to?

My car has 185000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The valve cover bolt is tightened to 60 inch pounds.

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