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{{Torque Specs}}

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by sinchphoto, Dec 21, 2001.

  1. sinchphoto

    sinchphoto 1/2 ton status

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    im installing some shims in my rear axle to get the pinion up.
    how much torque do i need on those u bolts when i put them back on?
     
  2. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    not sure, but i need to re-torque my suspension soon and i lost my specs so i need to know too.

    LOOK OUT MOAB, HERE COMES THE SUB!!!!!
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  3. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    tighten them to 25 ft.lb, then to 45, then final is 145-150. thats what my book says

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  4. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    140 foot pounds. Make sure to retorque after a few days of driving.

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  5. BurbinOR

    BurbinOR 3/4 ton status

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    All the guys are correct, but also one point is to make sure you have the tires/wheels on and the suspension is resting on them, not up on jackstands.

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  6. sinchphoto

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    will do thanks guys
     

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