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Jeep CJs 1949-86

Drive Train

front axle
component torque
disc brake caliper support key retaining screw 15-18 ft. lbs.
drum brake backing plate 25-35 ft. lbs.
pinion nut initial 210 ft. lbs.
retorque after driving 200-220 ft. lbs.
shackle nut 25-40 ft. lbs.
shock absorber nut 35-50 ft. lbs.
u-Bolt (Differential-to-Leaf spring) 45-65 ft. lbs.
universal joint flange bolt 25-45 ft. lbs.
universal joint u-Bolt nut 15-20 ft. lbs.
wheel lug nut 65-90 ft. lbs.
rear axle
component torque
axleshaft nut AMC/Jeep 250 ft. lbs.
dana/Spicer 150 ft. lbs.
brake backing plate 25-40 ft. lbs.
pinion bolt (All except tapered axleshaft) initial 210 ft. lbs.
retorque after driving 200-220 ft. lbs.
shackle nut 25-40 ft. lbs.
shock absorber nut 35-50 ft. lbs.
u-Bolt (Differential-to-Leaf spring) 45-65 ft. lbs.
universal joint flange bolts 25-45 ft. lbs.
universal joint u-Bolt nut 15-20 ft. lbs.
wheel lug nut 65-90 ft. lbs.
clutch
component torque
clutch cover-to-Flywheel bolts (Pressure plate) f and l head 4 cylinder engines 30-40 ft. lbs.
151 cu. in. 4 cylinder engine 20-26 ft. lbs.
in-Line 6 cylinder engine 35-45 ft. lbs.
v6 engine 30-40 ft. lbs.
v8 engine 35-45 ft. lbs.
clutch housing-to-Engine bolts (Bellhousing) f and l head 4 cylinder engines 40 ft. lbs.
151 cu. in. 4 cylinder engine 46-62 ft. lbs.
in-Line 6 cylinder engine top 35 ft. lbs.
bottom 45 ft. lbs.
v6 engine 45-60 ft. lbs.
v8 engine 30 ft. lbs.

 

 

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