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Lug nut torque?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stallion85, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. stallion85

    stallion85 1/2 ton status

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    I need to know what a good torque setting for my lug nuts on my Dodge 2500 CTD? Any help would be appreciated:D
     
  2. fordtruggy

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    120 Foot pounds or so is what we did at the auto shop I worked for.
     
  3. stallion85

    stallion85 1/2 ton status

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    thank you!
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    i think its actualy 140-150 on the chart at work. but 120 is good .
     
  5. divorced

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    I always thought it was good enough when the impact stopped turning? :confused: :doah:
     
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    ntsqd 1/2 ton status

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    It is, unless it starts speeding up!:doah: :doah: :doah:
     
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    kmodi Registered Member

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    i thought spec was 120 +/- 22
     
  8. BranndonC

    BranndonC 3/4 ton status

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    yeah, unless you have to change a tire on the trial, and all you have is a rachet! lol
     
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    Rob 85K5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    A 4-way will always have enough torque with your hand on one side and your foot on the other. Its not hard to store either.
     
  10. chevytunder1969

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    torque for lug nuts

    94-05 dodge 3/4 an 1 tons are 140Ft Lbs
     
  11. stallion85

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    I just re-torqued them to 130 :doah:

    I will re-torque them to 140 next time I fill up....around 430 miles or so :)
     

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