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    Axle nut torque?

    What is the torque spec for the front axle nut? Thanks.
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    Found manual. For posterity:

    186 N-m (19 kgf-m, 137 ft-lb)
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    cool, thanks

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    Note this is for 2002 turbo manual gearbox car. Don't know about others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Found manual. For posterity:

    186 N-m (19 kgf-m, 137 ft-lb)
    I just had mine replaced at the college shop and saw the guy using a impact wrench to tighten it.... should I be concerned and loosen it up and re torque it?

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    I would because I'd worry about the wheel bearings. That's not to say I'm correct; only that I'd be concerned.
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