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#1 Old 01-17-2009, 12:12 PM
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Torque Specifications for Differential Cover

Anybody know whats the torque required to tighten down the cover for a 98 1500 v6? Im thinking its the same as my 3rd gen, but want to be safe.

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30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm)

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Heres the specs for the 2001 1500 9 1/4 axle.

Differential Cover Bolts 30 - Ft. Lbs.

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Thanks guys, I appreicate it

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Can't say ive ever torqued a diff cover, mind you done so many just got the feel for it by now, But ya everyone here is right 30ftlbs

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Can't say ive ever torqued a diff cover, mind you done so many just got the feel for it by now, But ya everyone here is right 30ftlbs
Same. I use the German torque spec. Goot-n-tight

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I use the spot torque method....

Torque it until you see spots...

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Thanks for the comments guys, but I already swaped out the fluid on Sunday and torqued the bolts at 30ft. lbs.

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Guess were just rambling on then lol.

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Guess were just rambling on then lol.
Lol, its all good

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Tighten it until it loosens and then back off a quarter turn.

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or the all importent........righty tighty , lefty loosey

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Tighten it until it loosens and then back off a quarter turn.
lol good ole thread stretcher method. If that dont work ya go till ya hear a snap then off a 1/2 turn.works every time.

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