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Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2005 15:39:33 GMT
From: Bob <>
Subject: Re: Torque Settings

On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 20:04:29 GMT, Robert <> wrote: >Hi, I unfortunately cannot answer the question for that year of 9-3 but >on the 1999 9-3 with alloy wheels, we were using approx 110 - 115 Nm on >the 4 regular bolts. With the (5th) locking bolt, somwhere about 90 - >100 Nm. I grease the threads but *not* the contact point between the >bolt head and the wheel. It should be in your manual. In the USA <bwg> we go with roughly 84-88ft lbs on all alloy wheels. I usually stage it at 50 then to 80. I do not grease anything. You make some serious adjustments in the proper torque when you grease bolts. I am not sharp enough to know how much to adjust the wrench for that.

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