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    Posted: 30-July-2018 at 5:21AM
Can anyone tell me what the torque specs are for a Ford 8 inch axle? From axle / wheel bearing bolts to the 3rd member. I have some specs but not all. Here is the work i have done so far.
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Give me a day and I should be able to get them for you
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The differential bearing cap bolts are 55-70 ft-lbs for a 8" rear differential.
 
 
The differential bearing cap bolts are 70-85 ft-lbs for a 9" rear differential.
 
 
All below specs are for 8" and 9" differentials.
 
Differential bearing adjusting lock nut bolts: 12-25 ft-lbs
 
Carrier to housing stud nuts: 25-40 ft-lbs
 
Pinion retainer to carrier bolts: 30 -45 ft-lbs
 
Ring gear attaching bolts (use Loctite): 70-85 ft lbs
 
Oil Filler Plug: 25-50 ft-lbs
 
Rear Axle Shaft Bearing Retainer bolt nuts: 20-40 ft-lbs (Torino, Montego, Comet, Maverick, Mustang and Cougar).
 
Universal joint to Pinion Companion Flange Bolt Nuts (except civular flange): 12 -15 ft-lbs
Circular Flange: 70-90 ft-lbs
 
 
 


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