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Body bolt torque spec..my bushings moving around on me

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Nov 14, 2001.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    I cant find it. Can anyone tell me what the factory torque spec is for the front body bolts? Would it be different with poly bushings. Mine seem to be moving around on me...
    Brent
     
  2. Boss

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    I did about 55lbs to 60lbs...forgot. But I would say it is from 50 to 60lbs
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    If I can remember the instruction sheet that came with some Energy Suspension mounts I got once, it said to torque them to 85 ft. lbs.

    But don't take my word for that. I suffer from Alzheimers disease!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]


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    Personally, I think that is a bit too tight [​IMG]. The Poly bushings starts to bulge and you don't want that.
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  5. 90blzr

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    I just called energy suspension and they said, just go to factory torque specs. They said it is no different for the rubber or poly. hope that helps a little, I dont know the factory specs though[​IMG]
     
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    Wow, you called them!!! Thanks homie!! I appreciate the help!
    I think the fact I put grease on them is why they are shifting. I for some reason thought all poly bushings needed to be greased..not these obviously!
    Brent
     

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