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Upper and lower control arm torque specs?

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Old 02-10-2005, 01:04 PM
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Upper and lower control arm torque specs?

Does anybody know the torque specs for installing upper and lower control arms?
 
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Old 02-10-2005, 06:32 PM
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upper c arm bolts 84-112 ft lb
lower arm nuts 121-148
lower ball joint nut 83-112
upper ball joint nut 57-76
tie rod end nut 57-76 ft lb
as per ford service manual
 
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Thank you sir!
 
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Old 10-29-2016, 04:12 PM
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I know this is an old thread but chalk up another win for the search function!
 
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:08 PM
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Smile Great, thank you very much! do you know the Axle shaft nut torque?

Originally Posted by chucks bp View Post
upper c arm bolts 84-112 ft lb
lower arm nuts 121-148
lower ball joint nut 83-112
upper ball joint nut 57-76
tie rod end nut 57-76 ft lb
as per ford service manual
Great thank you very much! do you know what the axle nut torque is?
 
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:31 PM
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You mean the spindle nut on the front hubs? No specific torque, tighten it while spinning the rotor as tight as you can get it with a 3/8" drive ratchet, then stop spinning the rotor, back it off 1/4 turn, then finger tighten it. Put the retainer on with the cotter pin holes lined up and insert a new cotter pin.
 


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