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Unread 09-02-2012, 12:03 PM   #1
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Bolt torque setting on a few things...

Looked through the FSM but cannot find a few torque settings I need...
Shock tower to frame bolts:
Engine mount bracket to frame bolts:

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(1983 CJ7 258 auto)

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Unread 09-02-2012, 01:14 PM   #2
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Those really aren't critical as they don't involve moving parts. Google any bolt torque reference chart which will give you torque values based on the bolt size/thread type.

Personally I would use the German Gudentight torque value on those.
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Unread 09-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #3
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I am using the OEM bolts again on these...were they grade 5 or 8? Maybe less?

I see the charts and I need the spec of the bolts..


I usually use goodntite but thought I might check first and see what the ft. lbs. is..
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The shock tower spec is not in the FSM as you discovered. Engine bracket to frame is in there but they call it the sill. They have a ridiculously high torque valve for those, but they are fine thread. I did CSPs method for both.
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I usually just cross thread them.
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