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Old 11-16-2012, 11:41 PM   #15
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175-200 works just fine, the car will never know the difference in 10 pounds at torque that high.

It MUST be close on that range (I use 200) or the bearing will shell out in 5 minutes. Simply getting it 'tight' absolutely will not cut it there. The high torque guarantees the bearings are firmly locked together as one part with axle, lower torque lets the bearings wobble slightly and junk city in minutes.

I use the nut over until I feel it give while pulling up to torque, some last twice, some last more, I haven't replaced them yet because they still pull up tight.
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