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Old 02-27-2001, 07:02 PM
Ron Johnstone Ron Johnstone is offline
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Location: Santa Clara, CA
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Whenever I get any tire work done, I specify that the torque is to be set for 85 foot-pounds and make sure they write it on the ticket. Then I drive it home and reset it myself with a torque wrench. It only takes a few minutes and then you know that you will be able to get them off next time. It also catches the ones that they have nailed on or cross threaded, while it is fresh in their minds. Anti-seize is also a good idea if/when you have the bolts out.
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