But to answer your question - Yes, the crappy instructions indicate 105 ft lbs and I also snapped a factory bolt putting same draw-tight, bolt was for the bumper bracket. The good part is that the broken bolt was already sticking out the welded nut on the frame so a conveniently snapped the other half unscrewed by hand. After breaking the bolt decided To loosen all the bolts that I had cranked extremely tight. I decided to back them all out and start over.
I'm now confident the 4 aftermarket hardware bolts that come with the hitch (get screwed up vertically to mount the hitch to the prewelded nuts in the frame,), they torqued AOK at 105 ft lbs.
Tomorrow I'm going to try to tighten up all the factory 18mm bolts (3 in the bumper bracket to the frame and 2 that mount the bumper to the bracket).
I recently purchased two new sears
craftsman clicker torque wrenches, the 3/8 drive shows inch lbs
the 1/2 drive does show ft lbs, this is the wrench that snapped one of the factory bumper bracket bolts.
1.) what are the Toyota factory torque settings on the 3 bolts on the bumper bracket where it attaches to frame, also the 2 bolts from th bracket to the bumper?
2.). Does anybody use the craftsman clicker type torque wrenches? The 3/8" drive uses inch lbs... i saw some conversion to divide by 12 to get inch lbs , which i tried and got some unreasonable high number...
the 1/2" wrench shows ft lb measurement, hopefully it's accurate.