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spitty
10-11-2008, 02:47 PM
does any one know what you are supposed to torque a spindle nut on a 2wd ford e350 to?

nbrowser
10-11-2008, 04:59 PM
Usually I just crank it up til it's snug with a pair of smaller channel locks, then spin the rotor to make sure it spins freely, then usually either tighten it just a bit to loosen it just a bit to line up the cotter pin keyway in the nut, just don't leave it so loose, a wee bit of preload is not a bad thing.

Reeseman
10-13-2008, 10:12 PM
just do it up snug till all the play is gone then put the cotter pin back in. if you need more just call me. 778 558 0316.

spitty
10-13-2008, 10:35 PM
i phoned my aunt at the dealership and she faxed over the "factory recommended" instructions for putting them in