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Old 01-16-2013, 02:28 AM
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torque settings for rear subframe bolts ???

does anyone know the torque settings for the rear subframe mount bolts that go through the bushes, i am goin to replace the 4 bushes as there shot but i cant find any torque settings any where and any tips would be great i have hired the tool and bought bushes but dont want to go ahead till i get the torque settings , hope someone can help me on this as i have no other way of finding out, best reagrds to all
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:25 PM
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does anyone know the torque settings for the rear subframe mount bolts that go through the bushes, i am goin to replace the 4 bushes as there shot but i cant find any torque settings any where and any tips would be great i have hired the tool and bought bushes but dont want to go ahead till i get the torque settings , hope someone can help me on this as i have no other way of finding out, best reagrds to all
Those are torqued to 143 Nm or 106 ft lbs. if using polyurethane bushings, they can be torqued in the air. If using rubber, you should torque while vehicle is on the ground. Alignment should be done afterwards, if not done recently or if bushing were completely gone.
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:10 PM
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thanks so much for the reply pal i can get this done over the weekend now cheers pal
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