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Tristarboarder
06-17-2013, 11:40 AM
What are the wheel torque values when using a torque wrench to tighten the lugs on a trailer wheel? 1990 MC single axle trailer......

The reason I ask is because I have had problems both with the lugs either being too loose, and then once I broke a stud, and was told because I had the lug on too tight...Thanks

thatsmrmastercraft
06-17-2013, 11:51 AM
What are the wheel torque values when using a torque wrench to tighten the lugs on a trailer wheel? 1990 MC single axle trailer......

The reason I ask is because I have had problems both with the lugs either being too loose, and then once I broke a stud, and was told because I had the lug on too tight...Thanks

Too many people over-torque wheels. I pulled this chart from Tire Rack and their numbers are correct. I can't emphasize enough the importance of using a torque wrench if you want to avoid problems of broken studs and wheels falling off. They don't have to cost a lot. http://www.harborfreight.com/1-2-half-inch-drive-click-type-torque-wrench-239.html

Tristarboarder
06-17-2013, 11:56 AM
Quick and efficient reply...thank you sir.

thatsmrmastercraft
06-17-2013, 12:02 PM
You are most welcome. http://forums.catholic.com/images/smilies/ani/ani_tiphat.gif