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Old 08-20-2012, 09:14 PM
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Default Rear LCA tight access to front chassis bolt

What do you guys use to torque down your front bolt/nut on the rear LCA's? This is the chassis side. Lots of install docs recommend 80 ft/lbs on both sides.. nut and bolt. I can't figure out how to get my torque wrench in on either side. My LCAs are on tight.. just not torqued.

These are dual rod end LCA's by the way.
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Old 08-20-2012, 09:38 PM
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I usually go with tight
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Yeah I second that. Big ratchet or breaker bar 1/2 drive and Tighten it up! Good to go.
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I usually go with tight
Tight is better than loose
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I like it loose.......
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Whatever you do, don't try to tighten any aftermarket LCA bolts on say a set of LCA relo brackets to 80 ft-lbs... I tried it and stripped the bolt. Maybe the stock bolts are good enough for 80 ft-lbs.. not the ones you get from like UMI.
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i used grade 8 bolts and tightened the piss outta them by hand. which isnt very tight if youve met me
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