Torque setting advice

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  1. Nirvanauk

    Nirvanauk Funster

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    I need to take my tow ball off. When I put it back on should it be to a known torque setting or just as tight as hell?
    Many thanks.
     
  2. andyman

    andyman Read Only Funster

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    Just checked with a mate who used to fit towbars. From memory he says 210nm.
     
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    jb0371 Read Only Funster

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    As we say in engineering do it FT.:BigGrin:
     
  4. ehuplad

    ehuplad Read Only Funster

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    Just be careful of over tightening capscrews, if you go past the elasticity point of the capscrew, it will fail at some point, by failure i mean snap.
     
  5. rainbow chasers

    rainbow chasers Read Only Funster

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    That is still right! You can please him and tell him that he isn't suffering any memory failure yet! :thumb:

    Unlike me sometimes!:Rofl1:
     
  6. Gooney

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    ~150ft/lbs = 200Nm:thumb:
     
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