Balljoint Torque Specs? - DodgeTalk : Dodge Car Forums, Dodge Truck Forums and Ram Forums
Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 05-10-2006, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 117
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Balljoint Torque Specs?

I need to replace the balljoints on my 2001 1/2 ton 4x4 this weekend. Anybody know what to torque the castle nuts down to?
bbaXJ is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 05-10-2006, 05:34 PM
Redneck Yankee
LoudRam's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Williamstown
Posts: 2,509
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I hope this helps. I think this is what your looking for.
Attached Images
File Type: bmp Scan2089931607, May 10, 2006.bmp (463.7 KB, 51 views)

-Todd Desert Storm Vet/ US Navy
'01 Ram 1500 SLT Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab Debadged, 360 cubic inches of pure American muscle.
Performance Mods:Hypertech Power Programmer III, TB: Fins cut, ported and polished Intake: Ported and polished, runners cut down 5/8", 180 T-stat, Edelbrock Pro-Flo 1002, Magnaflow high flow cat and 3"SI/2.5"DO exhaust w/ 3" polished stainless tips, Plenum repaired w/ Hughes kit
Appearance Mods: Eagle wheels 16x8, 33" Toyo Open Country AT's (285/75), Diamond Back headlights w/Silverstar lamps, Aluminum billet grill, Lund moonvisor, Black tube step bars, Bulldog keyless entry, Westin ultimate bull bar w/2 Baja 55w off road lights w/HID lamps

We contribute nothing to our salvation except the sin from which we need to be redeemed. – William Temple (English diplomat & author)

Proud Member of the God Squad 1992

LoudRam is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 05-10-2006, 09:00 PM
Big Joe SS/T
Big Joe SS/T's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 2,944
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ive never seen any thing listing specs i just crank em down until i can get the cotter pin in.
Big Joe SS/T is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 05-10-2006, 09:03 PM
Team ASE
knowplay's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 302
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Depends on which front axle setup you have. Here's the specs for both:

216 FBI Axle

Lower Ball Stud 108 Nm (80 ft lbs)
Upper Ball Stud 101 Nm (75 ft lbs)

248 FBI Axle

Lower Ball Stud 190-217 Nm (140-160 ft lbs)
Upper Ball Stud 94 Nm (70 ft lbs)

Hope this helps.

'97 Extended Cab 5.2L 5spd Black Ram
Quite a few mods. Pretty fast and loud only when I want it to be. Needs painting.
knowplay is offline  
Closed Thread

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to use most of our features, you must first register.
Please enter your desired User Name, your Email Address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
The registration process requires you to activate your membership by following a link in an E-Mail that will be sent to you immediately upon completing this form. You must enter a valid email address or you will not receive this activation code and you will NOT be registered. Your E-Mail address is NOT publicly available to anyone as policy.

AOL E-MAIL USERS: Please click HERE for important info pertaining to your e-mail address.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How a Torque Converter works......... Rob 3G Dodge Ram Performance Talk 2 03-31-2006 07:01 AM
torque specs for 02-05 dodge ram greyram1 3G Dodge RAM - Sport Truck Talk 2 02-25-2006 09:00 AM
Intrepid Tie Rod/Steering Rack Torque Specs anderc1 2G Dodge Intrepid - General Talk 0 05-18-2005 10:00 AM
aps converter RAMBS 3G Dodge Ram Performance Talk 86 01-29-2005 10:48 PM
torque specs rmcqcc 3G Dodge RAM - General Talk 0 09-11-2004 07:09 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome