Should I re-torque the suspension?

Brakes, Steering & Suspension

  1. Hilljack68

    Hilljack68 Well-Known Member

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    After rebuilding my front suspension, and putting the car back on the road, I'm wondering if I need to re-torque everything. It's only been driven about 40 miles on the new (stock) setup. When will it need re-torqued? ...if at all. Thanks.
     
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    ...and I'm assuming the car should be on the ground if I do.
     
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      JG71B Well-Known Member

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      Dont think it would hurt to double check everything.
       
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      • 493 Mike

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        I have never heard of any garage telling customers to return for retorquing and it's not in the service manual. It won't hurt anything to do so.
        Mike
         
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        • Hilljack68

          Hilljack68 Well-Known Member

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          So much of the hardware is castle nuts and cotter pins, so it's not like they're going to move.
           
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          mark everything with yellow paint and check back after a few hundred miles if the index changed
           
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