99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 1999-Up Super Duty trucks and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.
ok, so now that I botched the title...I need the torque spec for the ratcheting 'nut' that is on the end of the axle. The one that requires the special axle socket...I don't know its proper name.
It's for the rear axle on my 2000 F250
Any and all help is much appreciated!!
Answer varies on axle/rear end?
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@235K miles @ 071127
>202K miles @ 070828
2001 F350 7.3 PSD SD CC DRW Lariat, 4R100 (replaced at 41k w/rebuilt by dealer), 3.73, FX4 ESOF, Long Box - 3rd CPS. CPS in Glove Box MOD. K&N Filter. 6.0 OTA Cooler. Green to Red Coolant. Water filter. 203º T-stat. Fumoto Valve. Monroe Gasmatic Shocks.
Tighten to 60 ft-lb (the nut will ratchet as you tighten), then for new bearings, ratchet back (loosen) five teeth or notches (1/8 turn) on the hub nut. You have to be able to feel the five notches. For used bearings, turn back seven notches (1/6 turn), again making sure you feel the notches while turning.
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