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Bearing Cap Torque in a 14bolt?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Poohbair, Apr 30, 2003.

  1. Poohbair

    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Could anyone tell me what the torque specs are for the bearing caps in a 14bolt?
     
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    <font color="green"> 135 lb-ft. </font>
     
  3. Poohbair

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    Wow! That was fast! Thank you!
    Do I need to torque the little ones that hold the little retainer clip in, or just get them good and tight?
     
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    <font color="green"> There is a torque spec on those but I don't recall exactly what it is. I'd guess about 20 lb-ft should be about right, and use loctite on them. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font>
     
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    Agreed, tighten them to "fairly tight" and use loc tite.
    -- Mike
     

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