Lug Nut Torque Specification

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Lug Nut Torque Specification
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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


  • …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…

  • 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…

  • 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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