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  • How to Properly Tighten Your Lug Nuts

  • …garages. I take lug nut torque responsibility into my own hands, literally. When one torques a lug nut or bolt, they're effectively stretching the lug stud or bolt. This is why I recommend always using the lug torque specified in your vehicle's owner's manual and tightening lugs in a crisscross…

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  • Does your steering wheel shake?

  • …about three days before the steering wheel started to shake. So I ran out to the garage and got my torque wrench and off I went to try and torque her lug nuts. Every single lug needed to be torqued. I set my wrench around 90-100 lbs., and all of them had at least 25-40 degrees of rotation, with one…

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  • Tools at Tire Rack

  • …recessed lug holes* Available as a set (1721) with two dual drive sockets that fits 17mm, 19mm (3/4"), 21mm (13/16") and 23mm (7/8") bolt headsGorilla Thin Wall Sockets 1/2" Drive * 17mm* 19mm (3/4")* 21mm (13/16")* 23mm (7/8")Tire Rack Adjustable Torque Wrench *…

  • Torquing Wheels in a Star Pattern

  • …point, it could be all for naught. The lugs must be torqued evenly. Torque in a star pattern so no adjacent lugs are tighened sequentually. Some people may snug all the lugs in any pattern and then torque in the star pattern. This may still yield a good torquing but consistency reinforces behavior…

  • How to Prepare Your Car or Truck for Holiday Travel

  • …being inspected. Make sure it is free of cracking and is properly inflated. * Check the torque of your lug nuts or bolts. Torque spec settings can be found in your owner's manual. * Make sure you have a lug wrench, jack kit and any applicable lock keys accessible or stowed away in a convenient…

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  • Custom Wheel Fitments

  • …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…

  • You Don't Know Jack

  • …and should not be used to torque lug nut hardware. Proper lug nut/bolt torque is imperative to provide an even clamp load and proper bolt/stud stretch for longevity of the attachment hardware and security of the tire/wheel assembly. The Tire Rack Adjustable Torque Wrench is an inexpensive, light…


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