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Old July 19th, 2013, 11:42 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by CHEROKEEMUDMAN01 View Post
well after an hour of searching I have seen 3 different answers. I have seen 110ft lbs, 180ft lbs, and autozone at 280ft lbs. so since there was such a wide range of torque specs I was hoping someone knew the correct spec. like I said I had already looked on internet. and 280ft lbs seems way to much for a zinc nut plus prob need a 10ft cheater bar for that much torque so I am finding that one hard to believe but could be wrong.
I don't know where you got 110, but 180 is for 4x4, and the multiple places that had 280 all said that a cheater bar was needed. It would also explain why the nut is a one time use only. That is a lot of torque on one nut
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