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Old 11-20-2003, 11:44 AM
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Any Good references for Torque Spec on W140?

I'm preparing to perform front suspension work on my w140. I'm however having trouble locating information about torque specs.

I subscribe to Alldata, but there are no torque specs for front suspension parts.

upper control arms
lower control arm
ball joint

Is there a book or reference website with the information?



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Old 11-25-2003, 12:13 AM
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Upper control arms:
- 4 bolts - 50 NM,
- clamp nut 125 NM,
Set dim. A to 63 mm, then torque long bolt/nut 120 NM,
Lower control arm:
- 180 NM with car on the wheels ready to drive conditions
Ball joint:
- big nut 140 NM
- small nut 100 NM
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Old 11-27-2003, 08:13 AM
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A VERY big thanks for posting the torque specs! I'm not sure why this information is so difficult to find.


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