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What torque setting?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by slimcubby, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Dec 15, 2008 at 9:16 PM
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    slimcubby

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    Changing my lugs to black what lb torque do I set them at?
     
  2. Dec 15, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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    wat?
    i was always told 83 or 85, so i just go to 85 to be safe
     
  4. Dec 15, 2008 at 9:27 PM
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    I work at a place that sells tires and beef and toilet paper. They torgue em' once to 90 ft/lbs and have a second guy double check em' to 90 ft/lbs with a different torque wrench
     
  5. Dec 15, 2008 at 9:33 PM
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    Yup, 83 ft/lbs.
     
  7. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:16 PM
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  8. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:35 PM
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    Well, they've been known to twist em' off also. 83/85, whatever is safe to you. I just don't like to see my wheel and tire pass me on an offramp.
     
  9. Dec 16, 2008 at 10:33 PM
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    I went with 85 took it for a spin and retorqued to play it safe. :)
     
  10. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:42 AM
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  11. Dec 17, 2008 at 7:01 AM
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    ^ That's really tight for generalized application. Why so much torque beyond spec? Your a Krawler? If so, I may see you on the next club run.
     
  12. Dec 17, 2008 at 8:47 AM
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    That's just what we use and have used for many many years. We have 4 different vehicles and torque specs are probably different for each one.... it's just easier. Haven't had any problems at all in 12+ years. It's one of those things we've been doing for so long - it's become the norm.

    Yeah, I'm a Krawler Events Coordinator. Next club run is this Saturday 20th at Rausch. Not sure about Jan or Feb yet as we haven't secured trial guides for those months yet. Wheelin in the winter is slow (in terms of people available and/or liking winter activities). Just stop out to the forum, there's always folks wanting to get together and go wheelin.
     
  13. Dec 17, 2008 at 9:17 AM
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    Cool. Can't wait to meet everyone. If snowboarding up here looks sub par, I'll post my planned attendance Friday night.
     
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