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Old 09-11-2007, 05:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Torque Specs for Lug Nuts - 06 F250

Would anyone happen to know what the lug nut torque specs are for an 06 F250? Swapping out my OEM 18 inch wheels for the OEM 20's.
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Re: Torque Specs for Lug Nuts - 06 F250

I called discount tire today for the same question and they said 150 ft lbs. Seems a little high to me. I went 120.
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Re: Torque Specs for Lug Nuts - 06 F250

I would think that the torque should be the same as the earlier models. Ford sent me a revision to my owner's manual that revised the lug nut torque up from 100 ft-lb (IIRC) to 160-170 ft-lb. Check your owner's manual. It should be in there.

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Re: Torque Specs for Lug Nuts - 06 F250

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Sheff</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I went 120.
Sheff </div></div>

You screwed up. Increase the torque before you lose a wheel.

For my '99.5, Ford says a minimum of 155 lb/ft if you are unloaded and a slow poke. But when loaded or going faster, you need 165 lb/ft. Since I'n never unloaded and certainly not a slowpoke, I have mine set at 165 lb/ft.

But for the later models, Ford simply says 165 lb/ft:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Code:</div><div class="ubbcode-body ubbcode-pre" style="height: 150px;"><pre>
2008 F-Super Duty 250-550 Workshop Manual
SECTION 204-04: Wheels and Tires
SPECIFICATIONS Procedure revision date: 01/02/2007


Torque Specifications
Description Nm lb-ft lb-in
8-Lug F-250/350 224 165
10-Lug F-450/550 224 165
Sensor band (worm gear) 3 27
</pre></div></div>
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Thanks for the replies, appreciate it!
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Up up and away it is. Thanks.
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