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

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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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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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