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Old 02-03-2014, 07:48 PM   #1
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Question Shock bolt torque values

I'm putting on Bilstein shocks on my 1999 Bounder and wonder what I should torque the 1 1/8 nuts down to on the shock bolts top and bottom?
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:07 PM   #2
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I'm putting on Bilstein shocks on my 1999 Bounder and wonder what I should torque the 1 1/8 nuts down to on the shock bolts top and bottom?
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See attached torque chart. I your bolts will be 7/8" dia. with a 1 1/8" head. Likely a grade 5 or 8. Look at the marks on the head of the bolt and identify which grade you have by the attached chart.

Steel Bolt Torque Specifications Table - Engineer's Handbook

SAE & ASTM Bolt Grade ID Marks & Properties Reference Table - Engineer's Handbook
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What chassis do you have? If it's an F53 the correct torque tables for the front and rear are attached.
Edit: I see by your user name you do have an F53.
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