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Cpt Quint posted 02-27-2003 01:13 PM ET (US)   Profile for Cpt Quint   Send Email to Cpt Quint  
Becaue of this forum I have become too much a perfectionist. I just pulled my hubs, cleaned them, inspected, repacked, and put new buddies on. I noticed that although both are spinning freely, one seems to be spinning less freely than the other. Ofcourse I have no idea if I am using the same spin pressure, but it does seem like one is a bit tighter. I backed the lug off each 1/4 turn prior to cotter pin replacement so Im pretty sure i did that correctly. Am I being to picky/ perinoid?
triblet posted 03-02-2003 09:16 AM ET (US)     Profile for triblet  Send Email to triblet     
Get a torque wrench in the right range and
use that. On my trailer, it's 20 INCH pounds.
I've gotten a beam type in this range from
NAPA auto parts (they had to order it) and
a click type from Sears. Both are 1/4" drive,
and sockets the size of the nut are 1/2"
drive, so you'll need 1/4" to 3/8" and 3/8"
to 1/2" adapters.


Chuck

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