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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 18, 05:33 AM Thread Starter
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Ball Joint Torque

What is the torque setting for the upper and lower ball joints on a 69? Can't find it in the chassis man.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 18, 06:07 AM
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Re: Ball Joint Torque

Control arms to frame: 65-75 ft lbs.
Ball Joints: 45 ft lbs
Pitman arm: 100-150 ft lbs
Idler bushings: 30-35 ft lbs
Tie rod ends: 29-43 ft lbs
Control arm bushings:Curb height, all weight on them: 45-55 ft lbs.
Pitman arm ball: Tighten screw tell stops, then back off 3/8 to 3/4 and line up cotter key.

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