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      12-03-2012, 01:02 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Car54 View Post
I just snugged mine...probably about 15ft lbs. The loctite is doing the work...hopefully.
Originally Posted by Car54 View Post
But do you want them "tight"? It all depends on the construction and what the "base" is. The Apex studs just have a little don't want to drag that into your hub by over tightening. Not sure about BW's.
You're right on track. Studs should only be snug, about 14ft-lbs, using blue loctite. Lug Nuts are then torqued to 88ft-lbs.

For those seeing competitive use, marking is a good idea.
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