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torque setting needed front hub nut

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vr6gordy, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. vr6gordy
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    [Aug 15, 2011]
    anyone know what the torque setting is for a 2004 audi a4 1.8t cabriolet quattro front hub nut is please
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    Rhencullen1989 190 S LINE QUATTRO

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    According to the good old haynes manual depends if your hub nut is 14mm thread or 16mm thread.

    M14 stage 1 115 NM (85 lbf/ft) then stage 2 angle tighten a furthur 180 degrees.

    M16 stage 1 200 NM (148 lbf/ft) then stage 2 angle tighten a furthur 180 degrees.

    These are when using a new stretch bolt, if using an old bolt you will find it hard to achieve these settings as the bolt will already be stretched. I tend to do them nice and tight using a breaker bar if i re-use the old bolt, although i strongly recommend using a new one.
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    [Aug 15, 2011]
    If I've read it right from Elsawin:

    M14 115NM

    M16 200NM

    Plus half a turn when the wheels are back on.
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    Must be right then lol
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    Yep guess so!!!!!!!!!!!!:yes:
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    [Aug 16, 2011]
    Excuse me for acting dumb a hub nut? are you talking about the bolts that hold the wheel to the axle?
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    [Aug 16, 2011]
    It's the bolt in the centre of the hub on the end of the drive shaft.
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