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Unread 03-05-2010, 11:52 PM   #1
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lug nut torque

i its a newbie question but what the right torque for the lug nuts?

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Unread 03-05-2010, 11:55 PM   #2
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From recollection it is 80 ft-lbs.
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Unread 03-05-2010, 11:57 PM   #3
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Thanks just wanna check i have the right torque since i do a lot of freeway driving
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Unread 03-06-2010, 12:00 AM   #4
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mine were torqued at something close to 100 ft lbs
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Unread 03-06-2010, 12:22 AM   #5
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NO NOT 80

correct torque is 110ft lbs.

80 is for like hondas.

all grands, xjs, wranglers are torqued at 110
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Unread 03-06-2010, 02:52 AM   #6
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NO NOT 80

correct torque is 110ft lbs.

80 is for like hondas.

all grands, xjs, wranglers are torqued at 110
Discount Tire torqued mine to 110 ft/lbs.
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Unread 03-06-2010, 03:58 AM   #7
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Go to tirerack.com and you'll find a handy dandy wheel nut torque chart by manufacturer and model. Kindahandy on weekends when you're doing that odd job out in the garage..........
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Unread 03-06-2010, 09:22 AM   #8
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Factory torque specs is 85 to 115 ft-lbs.
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Discount Tire torqued mine to 110 ft/lbs.
yeah thats where i work haha but at school we had some chick come in with a grand and had a wheel fall off becuase her and her dad did their own tire rotation at home and only torqued the lugs to 90.
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Unread 03-06-2010, 10:15 AM   #10
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I'm 99% sure my book says 75 ft/lbs. Now I have to check.
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Unread 03-06-2010, 12:08 PM   #11
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Page 22-12 of Chrysler Jeep Factory 1995 service manual calls for Lug Nuts:
109 to 150 N-m or
80 to 110 ft-lbs.

Page 1-3 of Haynes Jeep cherokee manual 1984 thru 2001 calls for:
75 ft-lbs.

I usually go with middle setting of chrysler spec, snug first, then tighten in a cross pattern to prevent warpage.
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Unread 03-06-2010, 12:12 PM   #12
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torque in the proper pattern to 80, then re torque to 105
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yeah thats where i work haha but at school we had some chick come in with a grand and had a wheel fall off becuase her and her dad did their own tire rotation at home and only torqued the lugs to 90.
I guarantee you that was not the reason.
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Unread 03-06-2010, 02:13 PM   #14
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The actual torque number isn't as important as consistency. As long as they are all the same and torqued in the correct sequence, then 80-100 lbs is good.
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The actual torque number isn't as important as consistency. As long as they are all the same and torqued in the correct sequence, then 80-100 lbs is good.
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