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Torque for rear shockie nuts 

 

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 Post subject: Torque for rear shockie nuts
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:56 pm 
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According to the genuine Ford manual, the rear shockie nuts should be torque to 35nm, and unless my torque wrench is playing up (which I hope not as it's a decent Stanley made one) as I was winding them I hadn't even reached 35nm and the bushes were completely squished and deformed, so should I just tighten them to a point that leaves them still in a similar shape to what they should be in, or do the actual 35nm?

 

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