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Old 04-06-2012, 12:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone got a book handy to give me torque spec for these? Also upper ball joint torque.
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Old 04-06-2012, 12:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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'68 is 75-100 ft-lb for UCA and shaft to body

Upper ball joint to spindle is 60-90 ft-lb, per manual torque to spec then back off to next hole/castellation alignment for cotter pin. (same for lower). I usually go for 70 ft-lb then tighten to next, rather than back off...
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Thank you for quick answer.
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