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Old 09-17-2019, 07:44 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by johnbryanpeters View Post
From the 2019 Sprinter manual:

Tighten the wheel bolts or nuts evenly in the sequence indicated (1 to 6).
Specified tightening torque:
Steel wheel bolts: 177 lb-ft (240 Nm)
Wheel nuts: 133 lb-ft (180 Nm)
Alloy wheel bolts: 133 lb-ft (180 Nm)
Glad you checked, I was concerned. A Benz would round in Nm, not Ft lbs.

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Old 09-18-2019, 12:31 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by bnaudie View Post
I brought up torque multiplyers a few posts ago. The one on Amazon is somewhat overpriced. Same unit online is about half what Amazon gets for them.

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Old 09-26-2019, 07:49 AM   #43
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I bought a torque wrench and check my Fifth Wheel and truck wheels regularly while on camping trips. Especially since they tell you now to check the wheels on the tow vehicles after 100kms after the garage takes them off for brake inspection or tire rotation or whatever reason and same goes for the trailer.
It's an easy thing to do when you get to another campsite or just before leaving. Like the guy said when I had tires changed on my Fifth Wheel mid trip to Newfoundland, you won't feel a wheel coming loose on a trailer before it comes off completely unlike the tow vehicle. I also check tire pressure on a regular basis before I leave the campground since that's when you get the cold tire pressure.
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