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      10-23-2009, 04:47 PM   #1
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Torque Spec Sticky!

I just figured we should have a sticky with all the proper torque specs for our cars in an easy to find page. Im gonna start by putting some down that I use for the car. Please help me add to this list, especially those with the bently manuals for e9X!

wheel lug nuts: 120 Nm (89 ft-lb)
spark plugs: 17 lb-ft

Control arm to steering knuckle
M14 8.8 bolt 80Nm (59 ft-lb)
M14 10.9 bolt 165Nm (122 ft-lb)

Control arm to subframe
M12 8.8 bolt 68Nm (50 ft-lb) + 90 degree
M12 10.9 bolt 100Nm (74 ft-lb) + 90 degree

Tension strut to steering knuckle 165 Nm (122 ft-lb)
Tension strut to subframe
M12 8.8 68 Nm (50 ft-lb) + 90 degree
M12 10.9 100 Nm (74 ft-lb) +90 degree

Steering shaft:
ETorx 46ft/lb

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      01-28-2010, 07:45 PM   #2
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This would have been super handy when we installed my coilovers
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Great Idea!! Anyone have the specs for the steering wheel shaft nut? This seems to be a pretty popular project.

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Great Idea!! Anyone have the specs for the steering wheel shaft nut? This seems to be a pretty popular project.
If you are talking about the 16mm Hex bolt holding the steering wheel on the steering column, set the Torque Wrench for 46ft/lb to re-tighten the bolt up to BMW spec.
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      02-06-2010, 02:12 AM   #5
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