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1973 slot mags wheel nut torque setting
#1
Hello All 

Cant find setting any where , Please does anyone know what the 1973 slot mags wheel nut torque setting are.

Thanks Nige
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#2
I will go to garage and look in ford manual also maybe owners manual. I am thinking around 90 foot lbs. of torque but will see and get back.
David


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David
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#3
The 73 Mustang Assembly Manual says for the aluminum wheel lug nuts...

80-105 lb. ft. applied torque
75-110 lb. ft. audit torque (not sure what they mean by "audit torque")

And for the center cap screws.... 20-30 lb. in.
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#4
I'd guess that the audit torque is the checking torque after you've applied the necessary torque to all 5 lugs on the wheel, and go back and check the torque before going on to the next wheel.

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(04-16-2018, 04:19 PM)midlife Wrote: I'd guess that the audit torque is the checking torque after you've applied the necessary torque to all 5 lugs on the wheel, and go back and check the torque before going on to the next wheel.

Midlife, Thanks for that explanation.
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#6
The Ford shop manual says 75 to 115 Foot Pounds of torque for Wheels. I checked while in the garage.
David


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David
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#7
Thank you all very much for the reply,s on torque setting,s . Nige
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