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torque settings

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 85burbanator, May 4, 2003.

  1. 85burbanator

    85burbanator 1/2 ton status

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    is there any torque settings for the spindle nut on a 10 bolt front axel. when i first installed my hubs i just tightened it down but know we redid the brakes i want to do it right.
     
  2. rick88blaze

    rick88blaze 1/2 ton status

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    this is what my hayne's manual says, and i quote:
    Wheel bearing locknut
    K10 and K20
    Through '97.....50 ft. lbs.
    1978 on.........80 ft. lbs.
    K30.............65 ft. lbs.
    i'm guessing that this means '79-'97 is 50 and 78 and prior is 80
    hope this helps.
    rick
     

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