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Suspension Torque Specifications

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Jackmldog, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Jackmldog

    Jackmldog Full Access Members

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    One ft-lb of torque is equivalent to 12 in-lbs. The below values are all in ft-lb unless otherwise stated. Hope this helps some people who don't have manuals.

    Front Suspension
    Air Shock
    --Lower bolt/nut
    ---2003 and earlier models: 56 to 76
    ---2004 and 2005 models: 293
    ---2006 and later models: 350
    --Upper nut: 37 to 44
    Balljoints
    --Lower balljoint to knuckle nut: 83 to 112
    --Upper balljoint to knuckle nut: 57 to 76
    Lower control arm to frame pivot bolts/nuts
    --2003 and earlier models: 197 to 241
    --2004 through 2006 models: 199
    --2007 and later models: 256
    Shock absorber
    --Lower nuts (2WD): 22 to 29
    --Lower bolt/nut (4WD)
    ---1999 and earlier models: 56 to 76
    ---2000 and later models: 65 to 87
    --Upper nut: 35 to 46
    Sway Bar
    --Bracket to frame bolts: 19 to 25
    --Link nut: 16 to 21
    Upper Control arm to frame picot bolt nuts: 83 to 112
    Hub and bearing assembly bolts: 110 to 148

    Rear Suspension
    Lower control arm to frame nuts
    --2003 through 2006 models: 184
    --2007 and 2008 models: 221
    --2009 and later models: 266
    Lower control arm to knuckle nut
    --2003 through 2006 models: 295
    --2007 and 2008 models: 350
    --2009 and later models: 406
    Upper control arm to frame
    --2003 through 2006 models
    ---Forward nut: 111
    ---Rearward nut: 184
    --2007 and 2008 models: 221
    --2009 and later models: 165
    Upper control arm to knuckle nut
    --2003 through 2006 models: 111
    --2007 and later models: 76
    Trailing arms (2007 and later models)
    --Lower trailing arm to frame: 203
    --Lower trailing arm to knuckle: 76
    --Upper trailing arm to frame: 203
    --Upper trailing arm to knuckle
    ---Bolt: 184
    ---Nut: 76
    Shock absorber mounting bolt 2002 and earlier (lower and upper): 63 to 84
    Shock absorber/spring assembly upper mounting nuts 2003 and later: 24
    Shock absorber/spring lower mounting bolt
    --2003 models: 350
    --2004 and 2005 models: 332
    --2006 models: 295
    -- 2007 and later models: 406
    Shock Rod nut
    --2003 through 2006 models: 22
    --2007 and later models: 41
    Stabilizer bar link nuts
    --2002 and earlier models: 63 to 84
    --2003 through 2005 models: 66
    --2006 models: 59
    --2007 and later models: 46
    Stabilizer bar bushing bracket nuts
    --2002 and earlier models: 63 to 84
    --2003 through 2005 models: 30
    --2006 models: 41
    --2007 and later models: 35
    Toe link to frame nut
    --2003 and 2004 models: 59
    --2005 models: 66
    --2006 models: 52
    --2007 and later models: 203
    Toe link to knuckle bolt or nut
    --2003 through 2006 models: 41
    --2007 and later models: 165
    Toe link adjuster lock nut: 85
    Wheel bearing/hub assembly mounting bolts
    --2003 through 2008 models: 136
    --2009 and later models: 129

    Steering
    Airbag module retaining screws: 89 to 115 in-lbs
    Idler arm
    --Idler arm bracket to frame bolts: 125 to 169
    --Idler arm to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
    Intermediate shaft to steering gear input shaft pinch bolt: 30 to 40
    Pitman arm
    --Pitman arm to steering gear nut: 173 to 233
    --Pitman arm to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
    Power Steering pump mounting bolts: 15 to 20
    Steering gear to frame mounting bolts
    --2002 and earlier: 50 to 67
    --2003 to 2006 models: 11
    --2007 and later models: 325
    Steering wheel bolt: 23 to 32
    Tie Rod Ends
    --Inner tie rod end to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
    --Outer tie rod end to steering knuckle ballstud nut: 56 to 75
     
  2. GXPY

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    Awesome, going to install the lift on my '09 Friday and was in desperate need of torque specs. Thank you!
     
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    Do you have the torque numbers for lower and up upper trailing arms bolts for my 2000?
     

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