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11-23-2012 10:49 AM
dpmeeks I got it fixed, i installed a new drum w/bearing installed and torqued to 175 ft.lb. so hopefully it should be good to go for awhile :)
11-22-2012 09:46 PM
Grumpy The auto manufacturers don't just dream up the specifed torque values and torquing procedure out of thin air. The engineering dept. will determine the torque value by looking at the expected loads, the material spec., fits/clearances, environment, thread (course, fine, superfine), allowance for run-on torque, lubrication, etc. When a torque value/torque procedure is specifed in the Owner's Manual and/or Service/Shop Manual, don't second guess it.
11-22-2012 08:36 PM
Incognito27 Don't forget if you have ABS , there may be a Tone ring that the drums with bearings may not have. I ran into that .
11-22-2012 08:25 PM
amc49 Reuse nut but make sure it pulls up to torque correctly, you'll feel it give if it's failing. I use them once or several times based on that. Make sure you hit the full torque number, simply very tight there don't cut it, you'll be walking in a week and get to do it over.............175-200ft.lbs. works fine.
11-20-2012 10:42 PM
dpmeeks Thanks Nil.. i will :)
11-20-2012 10:37 PM
nilskje Remember to move the tone ring for the ABS from the old drum to the new one :-)
11-20-2012 07:06 PM
dpmeeks cool.. thanks
11-20-2012 05:49 PM
banditracer you should be able to re-use it.
11-20-2012 05:45 PM
dpmeeks Figures the one store i didnt check was Oreillys.. LOL.. thanks !!

Is it safe to re-use the axle nut or do i need to get another from the dealer ??
11-20-2012 05:22 PM
Tymes Remember some of these stores call the SE a ZX4, because that's what it changed to. I've had that problem before.
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