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      12-11-2010, 08:24 PM   #23
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I think he already removed the studs, but hope he didn't damage the wheels, the car, or the car next to it. When doing that, you need 2 people to make sure the wrench doesn't just snap out of the bolt/nut (or with it) and hit something around the area. I'd wrap the socket with masking tape to avoid any damage, and still have someobody hold the socket/wrench while somebody else applies the torque.

I put 85 ft/lb on my bolts, but I'm pretty sure 80 should be enough, which is what I've always seen specified on aluminum wheels. I compromised at 85 (90+80/2) though .
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