Steel and Alloy Wheel Torque settings please

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  1. Bollard

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    Any Funsters out there know (1) Torque settings for Fiat Ducato 2010 maxi 16" Steel wheel spare and torque for the existing alloy wheels? Are they the same? If I have to change the wheel in case of a puncture (2) are the studs bolts the same. Any advice would be appreciated rather than scratching my head at the roadside!!
     
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    I bet when you go to remove a wheel they are TAF:Rofl1:
     
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    16" steel is 180nm
    I don't know about alloys
    I manage to undo mine with the standard fiat toolkit no problem
     
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    Wheel nut Torque is governed by stud size NOT wheel size or material:Doh:
    M14 studs or bolts 140 Nm
    M16 studs or bolts 180 Nm
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    wheel nut/stud tapers can be different between alloy and steel wheels as can the length.....alloys being a far thicker wheel centre than steel and nuts generally being of the 'blind' variety.

    I learnt the expensive way with locking wheel nuts.......
    Took off the alloy to fit the steel spare.
    Tightened the wheel then removed the locking socket....and the end of the locking wheel nut.

    The nut would have been fully tightened maybe 15mm before it actually touched the wheel so it cracked the alloy nut around the end and pushed the end off.
     
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    It's fair enough to call it 15" and 16" wheels in relation to X250's i.e 14mm and 16mm bolts
    but the correct torques are........ 160nm for 14mm/15" 180nm for 16mm/16"
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