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Old 12-02-2012, 04:29 PM   #5
vision.dynamix
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Originally Posted by sc00by4life View Post
They are actually 85ftlbs for both front and rear. Why did you split them to be powdercoated? It is very easy to permanently damage them once split...
Where did you get that torque spec? All the research I've done has lead to "no published torque spec". Furthermore, I highly doubt the torque spec on a M8 bolt into aluminum is 85ft/lbs.

All the sets I've reassembled after powder coat I've just tightened them by feel. If you want a torque spec, look up bolt charts, educate yourself based on the hardware specs and decide for yourself.

I've split dozens of sets. As long as you're not stupid there isn't much that will go wrong. Replace the cross seal.
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