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Wheel Tech - Wheel Lug Torquing


Torquing Wheels for Competition or Track Use Why Shop for Wheels by First Selecting a Vehicle? Wheel Lug Torquing Lea esta pgina en espaol Proper installation requires torquing wheel-attaching hardware (lug nuts or bolts) to the recommended specification for the vehicle make, model and year. Torque specifications

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Wheel Lug Torquing


…pay attention to: wheel lug torquing. Believe it or not, there's an exact science to it. Proper installation requires that the wheel lug torque be set according to your vehicle's recommended specifications, so grab your owner's manuals. You should be able to find torquing details within. And as your…

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…the vehicle's original lug nuts or bolts, many require the use of new, wheel-specific hardware. The difference may be something as critical as the lug nut or bolt's seat shape, diameter, or thread size that determines which one will work safely with your new wheels. The lug seats have to mate properly…

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Make Sure Your Wheels Are Properly Torqued

Make Sure Your Wheels Are Properly Torqued


…in order to achieve a proper torque. Do not apply anti-seize compound to the lug hardware or studs. This can result in inaccurate torque readings and/or over torquing of the hardware. Once the lugs are snugged down by hand, finish tightening them with an accurate torque wrench. Use the appropriate crisscross…

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FAQ - WHEELS


…recommended specification for your vehicle. These torque specifications can be found in your vehicle's owner's manual, shop repair manual or obtained from your vehicle dealer. Since the thickness of an alloy wheel can differ from Original Equipment wheels, also verify that the lug nuts or bolts will…

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You Don't Know Jack


…wheel nut/bolt torque when installing your wheels. It is a 1/2" drive "click" type, adjustable wrench that accurately measures up to 150 ft./lbs. of torque. Proper installation requires that the wheel lug torque be set to the recommended specification for your vehicle. These torque specifications can be…

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Wheel Tech - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


…tires, break the lug nuts or bolts loose before raising the vehicle. We recommend using hand tools exclusively (Photo A). When removing wheel hardware, a power wrench may be used with extreme care, but should not be used to torque lug nut hardware. It is best to carefully remove lugs with a four-way wrench…

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Wheel Tech - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


…tires, break the lug nuts or bolts loose before raising the vehicle. We recommend using hand tools exclusively (Photo A). When removing wheel hardware, a power wrench may be used with extreme care, but should not be used to torque lug nut hardware. It is best to carefully remove lugs with a four-way wrench…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…Packages Bolt Pattern Centerbore Finishes & Care How We Know What Fits How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package Offset Performance Benefits Proper Lug Nuts or Lug Bolts Road Wheel Weights Can Affect Your Vehicle's Show...& Go! The Custom Assembly of O.Z. 3-Piece Wheels The Plus Concept The Right Fit is More…

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Tire Tech Information - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


…tires, break the lug nuts or bolts loose before raising the vehicle. We recommend using hand tools exclusively (Photo A). When removing wheel hardware, a power wrench may be used with extreme care, but should not be used to torque lug nut hardware. It is best to carefully remove lugs with a four-way wrench…

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So, you got your new wheel and tire package...now what?


…the hub and check the fit of each lug nut or bolt. Step 5: Temporarily install the wheel to verify brake clearance. Step 6: With your vehicle in neutral, check for unnecessary contact points. Step 7: Set wheel lug torque according to your vehicle's specifications. Of course, those are just the primary…

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Make Your Installation Easier


…sticky lug nuts loose without having to use a breaker bar, the impact wrench reduces the muscle needed to get the job done. It also eliminates the time spent switching between the breaker bar and a regular wrench. One thing an impact wrench should not be used for is torquing down the lugs. A torque wrench…

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