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Hey Guys,

I wanna put my wheels on this week, but can't find the torque spec for the wheel lugs. Anyone have any idea what it is? I thought i remembered it being 100ft*lbs, but that seems awefully high. Any help is appreciated.
 

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When a tire company (particularly those sears bastards) tighten your lugs, it can exceeds 110 lbs. This is an extreme PITA. One time i got a flat, and i was stranded because i couldn't remove 3 of the 5 lugs. I weight lifted daily for strength for my football team...jumping on the iron wouldn't make them budge. I had to call my girlfriend to bring me a sledge hammer.



Now every time i have my tires rotated or replaced, I tell them keep it at 90.



90lbs is fine, your tire won't roll out from under you.
 

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yeah 90 it is and sears retards dont know how to use a torque stick, they just crank it down, they get paid by quanity not quality
 

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The hub nuts are about 250 lbs.ft. tight, I've had lugnuts tightened past that before. I broke the lugnut key recently where my Lincoln had had tires mounted at a shop. It took a 3/4" socket pounded on the nut to remove it. I now have two on the back that I need to get off as well.
 

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I know it's an old thread, and I'm a very newbie here, but for comparison the wheel torque specs on my 07 Expedition is 150 ft-lbs. So 100 on my Explorer doesn't seem like that much.
 
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