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Automotive Torque Specifications

 Home Subaru Subaru 2wd & 4wd 1980-84

Subaru 2wd and 4wd Sedan, Hatchback, Station Wagon, XT and Brat

1980-84

Suspension/Steering

 

Component

Torque

Brake Hose Bracket Bolt 9-13 ft. lbs.
Front Axle Nut 145 ft. lbs.
Front Crossmember-to-Frame Nuts 59-71 ft. lbs.
Front Strut Assembly Nut 43-54 ft. lbs.
Front Strut Top Mounting Nuts 22-29 ft. lbs.
Front Strut-to-Steering Knuckle Pinch Bolt 22-29 ft. lbs.
Leading Rod Mounting Bolt 27-31 ft. lbs.
Outer Arm-to-Inner Arm Bolt ( Rear Crossmember ) 87-108 ft. lbs.
Power Steering U-joint Bolt 16-19 ft. lbs.
Rear Crossmember Lock Bolt 23-29 ft. lbs.
Rear Crossmember Mounting Bolt 87-108 ft. lbs.
Rear Crossmember-to-Engine Mount 14-24 ft. lbs.
Rear Shock Bottom Mounting Bolt 65-87 ft. lbs.
Rear Shock Top Mounting Bolt 65-94 ft. lbs.
Stabilizer Bar Bracket Bolt 13-23 ft. lbs.
Steering Gearbox Mounting Bolt 33-40 ft. lbs.
Suspension Arm-to-Ball Joint Nut 29 ft. lbs.
Suspension Arm-to-Front Crossmember Bolt 43-51 ft. lbs.
Tie Rod End-to-Jam Nut 58-65 ft. lbs.
Tie Rod End-to-Steering Knuckle Nut 43-51 ft. lbs.
Tie Rod-to-Gearbox 58 ft. lbs.

 

Fig. 1 Front suspension assembly

Fig. 2 Rear suspension assembly

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