1. Greg Mahley

    Greg Mahley Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Hello, I am getting ready to put a set of Magnum 500 wheels on my '68 Fury VIP, I have the correct 1/2" 20 left hand thread conical seat lug nuts. My question is how many ft/lbs should I torque the lug nuts to? I appreciate any information on this. I will post pics when I get them installed!
     
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    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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  3. CBODY67

    CBODY67 Senior Member

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    Do the torque in steps. 1 -- snug them all down to center the wheel on the hub/axle
    2 -- about 15 lbs/ft
    3 -- split the difference to the total torque in about 2 more segments

    Make sure the studs are clean with no rust on them.

    Remember, right AND left hand studs on those cars, unless they have been changed.

    Enjoy!
    CBODY67
     
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    90 lb's, final.
     
  5. Greg Mahley

    Greg Mahley Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks for all the responses, I really appreciate it. I will probably get the wheels on next week.
     
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    Trace 300 Hurst Well-Known Member

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    Uhhhhh......torque is 65 in my FSM.
     
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