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Torque Spec Sticky!
Published by zsapphire7
10-23-2009
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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By lpphreakx06 on 01-28-2010, 06:45 PM
This would have been super handy when we installed my coilovers
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By Rick4345 on 01-28-2010, 08:07 PM
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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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By Sparky66 on 01-30-2010, 11:13 AM
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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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By Gladiator1224 on 02-06-2010, 01:12 AM
oil drain plug?
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