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2009 Ford Ranger Question: What is the proper wheel lug nut torque?

 

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Region 8, Murfreesboro, TN, November 10, 2009, 04:53
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I have been told that improper torque of the wheel lug nuts can warp the rotor. What is the proper torque?

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    November 11, 2009, 15:32
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    Here is a general rule of thumb:
    Stud Size -Typical Torque Range in Ft/Lbs
    12 x 1.5 mm - 70 - 80
    12 x 1.25 mm - 70 - 80
    14 x 1.5 mm - 85 - 90
    14 x 1.25 mm - 85 - 90
    7/16 in. - 70 - 80
    1/2 in. - 75 - 85
    9/16 in. - 135 - 145

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