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Torque Specs Dana 60

Discussion in 'Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension' started by Lifted78Chevy, Jan 8, 2005.


  1. Lifted78Chevy

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    Torque Specs on Dana 60.

    Ring-gear bolts- 110 (lb-ft)

    Bearing-cap bolts- 85 (lb-ft)

    Diffrential cover bolts- 35 (lb-ft)

    Kingpin-to-end forging- 500-600 (lb-ft)

    Knuckle-bearing cap bolts- 70-90 (lb-ft)

    Steering arm to knuckle nuts- 70-90 (lb-ft)

    FRONT wheel-bearing adjuster (inner)nut:

    Step 1: To seat, torque nut to 50(lb-ft) while spinning hub.

    Step 2: Back off, then torque to 35(lb-ft) for automatic hubs,or 50(lb-ft) for manual hubs.

    Step 3: Back off 3/8-turn for automatic hubs, and just enough to free the bearing for manual hubs.

    Front wheel bearing lock (outer) nut- 160 (lb-ft)

    Spindle to knuckle nuts- 65 (lb-ft)

    U-bolts to spring-plate nuts- 150 (lb-ft)

    Wheel lugnuts- 120 (lb-ft)

    Rear-axleshaft-bearing retainer nuts- 25-35 (lb-ft)

    Rear axleshaft to full floating hub bolts- 115 (lb-ft)

    REAR wheel-bearing adjuster (inner) nut:

    Step 1: To seat, torque nut to 50 (lb-ft) while spinning hub.

    Step 2: Back off, then torque to hand tight or 1 (lb-ft).

    Rear wheel-bearing lock (outer) nut- 160 (lb-ft)



    Hope these helps all you heavy duty Dana 60 guys :bigthumb:
     

  2. Lance

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    thanks!
     

  3. Lifted78Chevy

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    No problem man....that why i put the info up ...also put it up for the dana 44/ 10 bolt guys...wish it was up when i had to work on my front axle.
     
  4. Lance

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    thats good stuff, I am torquing my axle nuts tonight
     
  5. ubbzy

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    Thought sounds very high.... :shock:
     
  6. ubbzy

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    Oh..



    Thanks Too!!



    I am going to tork my ring gear bolts right now! :bigthumb:
     
  7. Lifted78Chevy

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    Thats what the 4x4 garage magazine called for...as had torque specs from t-case ...transmissions to almost everything...good stuff...but on the outer nut thats what i've heard was correct 160 lbs....unless im wrong...but im just tellin u what the mag said.
     
  8. ubbzy

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    Ok...



    I am just thinking my outer nut only has 6 or 7 threads....thats an awfull lot of tork for that.
     

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