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What are the torque requirements for the rear shocks?

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Tighten to 45-50 ft-lbs (61.1-67.9 Nm

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Torque requirements for rear shocks on a 883 harley davidson sportster

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we just set them to 35ft./lbs
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Looking for torque spec for bolts holding the rear shocks on the rear of a 2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500

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If the shock absorber bolt to the axle is a 14mmX1.5 it should be torqued to 110 Nm if it is a 12mmX1.5 bolt torque it to 70 Nm.

The bolt to the frame side should be torqued to 140 Nm if the axle bolt is 14mmX1.5 and 80 Nm if the axle bolt is 12mmX1.5.

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Rear wheel Fig. 1: Exploded view of the rear shock absorber mounting 9300vg06.gif

    • Negative battery cable
    • Shock absorber electrical connector from the rear suspension support, If equipped
  3. Support the lower control arm with a jack to relieve the tension on the shock absorber.
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To install:
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Remove the front wheel.
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