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Old 06-11-2019, 01:08 PM   #1
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Wheel torque values

Hi all,
Does anyone happen to know the recommended torque values on the wheels/ lug nuts for a forest river xlr 385 fifth wheel.
It has triple axle 7000 lbs axles with 16 inch tires. Gvrw 21000 lbs.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated .
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:30 PM   #2
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Typically they are around 110 ft lbs. it could be a little higher though.
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Hi all,
Does anyone happen to know the recommended torque values on the wheels/ lug nuts for a forest river xlr 385 fifth wheel.
It has triple axle 7000 lbs axles with 16 inch tires. Gvrw 21000 lbs.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated .
I would say closer to 120 ft lbs . see the stickers on my unit , check torque of wheel lugs before each trip but no where have i found a torque value so i do 120 . my truck 2500 hd chevy is 140 steel rims .
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I would say closer to 120 ft lbs . see the stickers on my unit , check torque of wheel lugs before each trip but no where have i found a torque value so i do 120 . my truck 2500 hd chevy is 140 steel rims .
Spot on! this is direct from Lippert: 90-120 ft-lbs or 120-130 ft-lbs, depending on stud size.

https://lci-support-doc.s3.amazonaws...cd_0001812.pdf
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Spot on! this is direct from Lippert: 90-120 ft-lbs or 120-130 ft-lbs, depending on stud size.

https://lci-support-doc.s3.amazonaws...cd_0001812.pdf
Well looks like i guessed right for once .
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Wow , thanks for the quick response.
Getting new tires, so now I won't be in the dark about proper torque when I re install them.
Again, thanks for the advice ��
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