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Old 08-18-2013, 10:06 PM   #1
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Flagstaff 206ST lug nut torque recommendation?

Does anyone know the proper lug nut torque for a Flagstaff 206ST (year 2014)?
  • The Forest River manual says lug nuts 85 to 95 ft/lbs.
  • The Forest River manual also says lug "bolts" (steel) 70 to 75 ft/lbs. (aluminum 90 to 95 ft/lbs--I'm assuming my wheels are steel)
  • The AL-KO axle manual says 85 to 95 ft/lbs.
I went with the axle manual and torqued to 90 ft/lbs. before a trip this past weekend. While at the park, I noticed a sticker on the camper frame that says "this unit has been torqued to 75 ft. lbs"

Is that the correct number then? This is confusing!

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Old 08-18-2013, 10:13 PM   #2
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Do you know what size wheels they are? Aluminum or steel? And what size tires (and load range)?

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Old 09-07-2013, 03:52 PM   #3
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They are 14 inch steel. Sorry, forgot to get the tire size. Anyway, I've settled for 85 ft. lbs. after talking to two dealers. No one had an exact number.
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I'm a big fan of putting white grease on the lugs. Doesn't dry out quickly and might prevent a stuck nut.
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