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Old 03-06-2011, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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One ft-lb of torque is equivalent to 12 in-lbs. The below values are all in ft-lb unless otherwise stated. Hope this helps some people who don't have manuals.

Front Suspension
Air Shock
--Lower bolt/nut
---2003 and earlier models: 56 to 76
---2004 and 2005 models: 293
---2006 and later models: 350
--Upper nut: 37 to 44
Balljoints
--Lower balljoint to knuckle nut: 83 to 112
--Upper balljoint to knuckle nut: 57 to 76
Lower control arm to frame pivot bolts/nuts
--2003 and earlier models: 197 to 241
--2004 through 2006 models: 199
--2007 and later models: 256
Shock absorber
--Lower nuts (2WD): 22 to 29
--Lower bolt/nut (4WD)
---1999 and earlier models: 56 to 76
---2000 and later models: 65 to 87
--Upper nut: 35 to 46
Sway Bar
--Bracket to frame bolts: 19 to 25
--Link nut: 16 to 21
Upper Control arm to frame picot bolt nuts: 83 to 112
Hub and bearing assembly bolts: 110 to 148

Rear Suspension
Lower control arm to frame nuts
--2003 through 2006 models: 184
--2007 and 2008 models: 221
--2009 and later models: 266
Lower control arm to knuckle nut
--2003 through 2006 models: 295
--2007 and 2008 models: 350
--2009 and later models: 406
Upper control arm to frame
--2003 through 2006 models
---Forward nut: 111
---Rearward nut: 184
--2007 and 2008 models: 221
--2009 and later models: 165
Upper control arm to knuckle nut
--2003 through 2006 models: 111
--2007 and later models: 76
Trailing arms (2007 and later models)
--Lower trailing arm to frame: 203
--Lower trailing arm to knuckle: 76
--Upper trailing arm to frame: 203
--Upper trailing arm to knuckle
---Bolt: 184
---Nut: 76
Shock absorber mounting bolt 2002 and earlier (lower and upper): 63 to 84
Shock absorber/spring assembly upper mounting nuts 2003 and later: 24
Shock absorber/spring lower mounting bolt
--2003 models: 350
--2004 and 2005 models: 332
--2006 models: 295
-- 2007 and later models: 406
Shock Rod nut
--2003 through 2006 models: 22
--2007 and later models: 41
Stabilizer bar link nuts
--2002 and earlier models: 63 to 84
--2003 through 2005 models: 66
--2006 models: 59
--2007 and later models: 46
Stabilizer bar bushing bracket nuts
--2002 and earlier models: 63 to 84
--2003 through 2005 models: 30
--2006 models: 41
--2007 and later models: 35
Toe link to frame nut
--2003 and 2004 models: 59
--2005 models: 66
--2006 models: 52
--2007 and later models: 203
Toe link to knuckle bolt or nut
--2003 through 2006 models: 41
--2007 and later models: 165
Toe link adjuster lock nut: 85
Wheel bearing/hub assembly mounting bolts
--2003 through 2008 models: 136
--2009 and later models: 129

Steering
Airbag module retaining screws: 89 to 115 in-lbs
Idler arm
--Idler arm bracket to frame bolts: 125 to 169
--Idler arm to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
Intermediate shaft to steering gear input shaft pinch bolt: 30 to 40
Pitman arm
--Pitman arm to steering gear nut: 173 to 233
--Pitman arm to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
Power Steering pump mounting bolts: 15 to 20
Steering gear to frame mounting bolts
--2002 and earlier: 50 to 67
--2003 to 2006 models: 11
--2007 and later models: 325
Steering wheel bolt: 23 to 32
Tie Rod Ends
--Inner tie rod end to center link ballstud nut: 56 to 75
--Outer tie rod end to steering knuckle ballstud nut: 56 to 75
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Awesome, going to install the lift on my '09 Friday and was in desperate need of torque specs. Thank you!
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Do you have the torque numbers for lower and up upper trailing arms bolts for my 2000?
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