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Lug Nut torque

How much lb/ft on 2011 Sierra

Lug Nut torque

Postby Salsa [OP] » Nov 02 2011, 3:35pm

I was wondering what lb/ft torque should I use on my 2011 CrewCab lug nuts (20" wheels)
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby Salsa [OP] » Nov 02 2011, 3:41pm

Sorry... for my idiot post


This one falls in the RTFOM.... it's 140lb-ft!
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby country1911 » Nov 02 2011, 3:54pm

Another good source if you can't find it in the manual or don't have one is belle tires website. I believe they have a chart for lug torque.
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby 2003Z71 » Nov 03 2011, 1:23am

I think it's 140 ft. lbs.! :D :D :D
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby EKinMN » Nov 03 2011, 4:45am

I did 140 last time, and the wheels have not fallen off yet! :lol:
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby Salsa [OP] » Nov 03 2011, 1:27pm

LOL EKinMN!!!


I took one nut off to check if the ones I had bought at Costco for the winter setup were the right ones and..... surprise!!!!

The ones installed at the factory on my truck are no way installed at 140lb-ft..I had no trouble removing them without applying much pressure!
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Re: Lug Nut torque

Postby EKinMN » Nov 03 2011, 6:20pm

Always remember to re-torque after a 100 miles or so of having the lugs off. They definitely need to "re-seat".
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