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3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

 
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I just spent $20 on a Haynes auto repair manual for my 1997 328i, and be damned if it doesn't seem to contain information relating to the proper torque for the wheel lug nuts.

Anyone know how many foot/lbs I should be tightening my lug nuts to?

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Stock wheels should be torqued to 80 ft/lbs.
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Thanks njtech.


That's interesting. On my '95 Mustang ( btw, it's for sale; http://www.rcgs.ca/Mustang ) the proper torque was about 97. Perhaps the rotors are a little softer than on domestic sports cars.... anyway... thanks...
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