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Old 05-14-2020, 03:03 PM
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Rear suspension torque spec

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Doing rear suspension on my BMW X5 e53 2004 and need torque specs for the bolts please?

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Old 05-14-2020, 03:06 PM
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You'll find all the torque specs under each section here: -

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e...l-drive-guide/

You need to drill down into the repair section for each item, where you'll find a reference to a torque value table entry. You can click on the reference to find the actual torque value.
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Old 05-14-2020, 04:35 PM
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Thanks!

Trying to decipher the names because they dont correspond to the names used in REALOEM... hereís what Iíve got so far, can anyone check and let me know what the fuck?! I have it right?

also i presume all bolts need to be tighten to spec under load?
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Old 05-15-2020, 02:19 AM
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Only the bolts that hold a rubber bushing need to be torqued when the wheel is at "ground level". I use a foot jack to lift the wheel carrier up to do this so I can have much more room to work. It's less than perfect because the antibiotics sway bar will interfere slightly but I'm ok with the trade off.

I can usually find a table of torque for any project but also most specific suspention jobs can be found on a pro level YouTube channel like autodoc where they pause the video wirh a caption for the torque spec.
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If you find it too much of a hustle to access the bolts (or dangerous for you), you can always ask the alignment shop to properly torque them up for you for a small fee. Of course, you'd have to tighten them up for the drive to the alignment shop.
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