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Old 11-16-2012, 01:43 PM
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Dana 60 Torque specs

Does anyone know what the torque specs are for the fill plug on a Dana 60?




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Torque Specs on Dana 60.

Ring-gear bolts- 110 (lb-ft)

Bearing-cap bolts- 85 (lb-ft)

Diffrential cover bolts- 35 (lb-ft)

Kingpin-to-end forging- 500-600 (lb-ft)

Knuckle-bearing cap bolts- 70-90 (lb-ft)

Steering arm to knuckle nuts- 70-90 (lb-ft)

FRONT wheel-bearing adjuster (inner)nut:

Step 1: To seat, torque nut to 50(lb-ft) while spinning hub.

Step 2: Back off, then torque to 35(lb-ft) for automatic hubs,or 50(lb-ft) for manual hubs.

Step 3: Back off 3/8-turn for automatic hubs, and just enough to free the bearing for manual hubs.

Front wheel bearing lock (outer) nut- 160 (lb-ft)

Spindle to knuckle nuts- 65 (lb-ft)

U-bolts to spring-plate nuts- 150 (lb-ft)

Wheel lugnuts- 120 (lb-ft)

Rear-axleshaft-bearing retainer nuts- 25-35 (lb-ft)

Rear axleshaft to full floating hub bolts- 115 (lb-ft)

REAR wheel-bearing adjuster (inner) nut:

Step 1: To seat, torque nut to 50 (lb-ft) while spinning hub.

Step 2: Back off, then torque to hand tight or 1 (lb-ft).

Rear wheel-bearing lock (outer) nut- 160 (lb-ft)



Hope these helps all you heavy duty Dana 60 guys
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Just enough to keep it from leaking.
It has no load on it, so doesn't matter.
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