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      08-01-2010, 09:23 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by M3Rolly View Post
Thanks for the advice, skierman. I'll be running on the Autoclub (aka California) Speedway in Fontana, CA. There will be instructors to teach first-timers like myself. Do you know how to look for tires worn down to their cords and what lb-ft do we torque our lugs to?

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M3Rolly
It will be quite obvious. The tire will look something like these examples. These examples are further than you will take your tires if you check them after each 20-30 minute session.

BMW recommends 88 ft-lbs I believe. I set my wrench on 90 ft-lbs. Be sure not to look at the metric scale on your wrench as I did one time.

http://ca.wrs.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0WTf2h...nid/749183744/

http://www.pbase.com/jeffdoble/image/92401214/large.jpg

http://www.flickr.com/photos/grant_subaru/3988924266/
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