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need help bilstien

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by The Yota, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. Apr 1, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    The Yota

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    How do you torque front strut to 20ft lbs on center nut without treads spinning?
     
  2. Apr 1, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    Use a crecsent to hold the top and a crows foot and a torque wrench on the nut. Or you can tighten the nut to where you see about three or four threads on the post and the rubber grommet has compressed just a little. I tightened mine to where I had three threads showing on the post and it was tight enough.
     
  3. Apr 1, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    The Yota

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    Thanks that is what we got
     
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