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Sep 12, 1:17pm - #273184 
torque in bolts

How much torque in foot pounds do i have to tight the bolts whenever i am installing a front strut bar?? i have a tanabe front strut bar.

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Sep 12, 2:26pm - #273185 
Are you sure they need to be torqued to spec?

Put em on tight. thumbsup

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Sep 12, 3:10pm - #273186 
29 ft.lbf.

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Sep 12, 3:17pm - #273187 
Originally Posted by spookie
29 ft.lbf.


Really? That's not tight at all.

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Sep 12, 5:23pm - #273188 
Just hand tighten it. They don't need to be in there too much.


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Sep 12, 5:43pm - #273189 
i just don't want to break something like other people. Before i installed the strut bar, whenever i unbolt the stock bolts, they where pretty tight. So that is what i did with my strut bar, i tighten real tight, but i am afraid of breaking something.

I have a torque wrench and if i can do it right then it will be ok, but that is why i am asking for the torque spec.

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