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Old 10-27-2012, 07:19 PM   #1401
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Originally Posted by Zillon View Post
Factory torque spec is 25 ft-lbs.
Yes I am aware of the factory specification, but at what torque load does the stud begin to stretch? We don't know what the tensile strength of this material is. That is my concern.
It's more than likely a class 10.9 material which has a maximum torque value of around 27 ft-lbs.
Not trying to be a smart ass; just don't want to see anyone get into a situation.
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