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      05-11-2012, 12:40 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by adc View Post
Can someone please explain why 16 torques is sufficient, when the lugs will need 85? Won't the studs come off when you try to remove the wheel?

Does the loctite hold it together? I mean, the hub can take 85 and more...
The stud torque is just to keep it on the hub when you loosen the lugs. The 88 ft lb. on the lug nut will determine the actual torque of the stud and nut.
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