Lug Nut Torque Specification

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Lug Nut Torque Specification
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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…

  • 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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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Custom Wheel Fitments

  • …positioned as the lug hardware is torqued down. Some wheels are non-hub centric by design. These are known as lug centric wheels. With these wheels it is critical to torque the lug hardware with the vehicle on jack stands, off the ground. This allows the nuts or bolts to center the wheel and torque down without…




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