BOLT TORQUES

We are constantly asked what torque to use for Gripper Diff bolts. :-

COMMON BOLT USED IN GRIPPER LSD UNITS.

M6 x 1.0 , Cap head, 12.9 grade various lengths used in our designs from  8mm to 19mm long.

Use Thread Locking agent (such as Loctite 243)  & Torque to    20Nm  (15 ft.lb)

For all other bolts, such as the CW location bolts,  ALWAYS check the original manufactures information.   For reference, you may consult the normal engineering charts below.  This is only a guide, and you must confirm that these figures are suitable for you chosen bolt & application.

Always use Thread Locking agents.

Metric torque values