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Torque specs for front spindle (nut hold brake drum in place)

I need the torque specifications for a 1965 ford mustang front spindle. ( the nut that holds the brake drum in place)

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Tighten till the wheel bearing is tight. No one really uses a specification for that, do it by feel. when the nut is tight, and there is no play in the bearing. Should be about 15-20 ft/lbs, with about .001-.003 end play if you need exact numbers though.

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