Users can find torque specs for certain wheels at the Dorman Products wheel nut torque specifications document or at the Discount Tire wheel torque chart webpage. The two mentioned documents are not exhaustive, however. Torque specs for wheels of newer car models may not be available.
To find out a wheel torque spec, check the vehicle's manual, industry reference guide or the shop repair manual. Vehicle dealers can also provide an appropriate wheel torque spec.
Wheel torque determines how fast a car can reach a particular speed. The higher the torque, the faster the acceleration. The units of torque are pounds per feet.
A listing of bolt torque specifications is available at EngineersHandBook.com. This website contains bolt torque specifications for materials such as steel, aluminum, brass and bronze in both standard and metric measurements.
To find torque specs for new Ford vehicles, visit Ford.com, and find the specific vehicle. To find torque specs for older Ford models, browse Edmunds.com, and select a specific Ford vehicle. Torque is usually listed under engine specs.
Dodge torque specs are specifications for Dodge vehicles that indicate how much torque, or tightening, should be applied to bolts on the vehicle to ensure they stay fastened. Torque specs are used primarily on engine bolts, but are also available for tire lug nuts.
Portland Bolt & Manufacturing Company, Bolt Depot, Imperial Supplies, Engineers Handbook and Federal Screw Products provide torque charts as of 2016. CNCexpo.com, Allied Systems Company, XRF Reduced Friction Chassis Parts, Engineers Edge and Repair Engineering also provide torque charts.
The torque specifications for automobile engine cylinder head bolts are located on the Federal-Mogul Motorparts website. The search feature is available on the Specifications Lookup page under the Technical Info heading of the main page. It offers cylinder head or hub-and-wheel bearing torque parame
Databases of engine torque specifications are available from Tork Spec and MAHLE. Specifications are available from both sites by either the engine model or the make and model of the vehicle.
Some tips for wheel bearing torquing include using a torque wrench instead of an impact wrench and checking for the recommended torque procedure before starting. Also, do not reuse the old nut and clean the axle shaft before installing.