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Old 03-29-2009, 05:02 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Lug nut torque specs

I know this was on here before, but I couldn't find anything in the search. What do you guys torque your wheel lugs to? I need to rotate my tires, and want to know what to torque the lugs to.
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Old 03-29-2009, 05:34 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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i tighten them to 140 ft lb
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140 ftlb on a 3/4 ton , 120 1/2 ton 160 on a dually
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i just tighten them down as much as i can
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i just tighten them down as much as i can
Let's hope you have 140 ft lbs of strength in you jk:tease
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Old 03-29-2009, 06:20 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for the Replies guys, I really appericate it.
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Old 03-29-2009, 07:18 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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When ever I have new tires put on, I always loosen and retorque all lug nuts in my garage.

The stock tire tools will not loosen a nut that some a##hole has tightened down to 300 lb.
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