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Automotive Torque Specifications

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Dodge Shadow and Plymouth Sundance 1987-91



Front Suspension
Component Torque
Balljoint Clamp Bolt/Nut 70 ft. lbs.
Control Arm Pivot Bolt(s) 105 ft. lbs.
Control Arm Stub Strut Nut 70 ft. lbs.
Stabilizer Bar Bolts ( All ) 25 ft. lbs.
Strut-to-Steering Knuckle Nuts 75 ft. lbs.
Strut-to-Strut Tower Nuts 20 ft. lbs.
Rear Suspension
Component Torque
Shock Absorber Upper Mounting Bolts 45 ft. lbs.
Shock Absorber Lower Mounting Bolts 40 ft. lbs.
Spindle/Brake Assembly Mounting Bolts 55 ft. lbs.
Track Bar Pivot Bolt at Axle ( Lower end ) 70 ft. lbs.
Track Bar Pivot Bolt at Frame ( Upper end ) 55 ft. lbs.
Trailing Arm-to-Hanger Bracket Mounting Nuts 40 ft. lbs.
Trailing Arm Pivot Bolt Nuts 50 ft. lbs.
Component Torque
Crossmember Mounting Bolts 90 ft. lbs.
Inner Tie-rod Jam Nut 45-65 ft. lbs.
Steering Gear Mounting Bolt/Nuts 21 ft. lbs.
Tie-rod End-to-Steering Knuckle Nut 25-50 ft. lbs.

Fig. 1 Early model control arm components

Fig. 2 Later model control arm components

Fig. 3 Rear suspension components



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