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    2009 Cadillac lug nut torque

    Can anyone tell me where to find or what the lug nut torque specs are on a 2009 Cadillac CTS with the performace package and 18" wheels would be.Thanks

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    Have you checked the owners manual?? I believe ti should be in there.
    Its all fun and games till someone loses a nut!

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    I did look in the owners manual but i could have over looked it.

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    Here is a forum about torqueing the wheels on your car, believe it or not they say the factory specs are 158 lbs.

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    http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums...torque-v2.html

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    I found the specs in the owners manual.I missed it earlier when i was looking for it.Thanks for the help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanham
    I found the specs in the owners manual.I missed it earlier when i was looking for it.Thanks for the help.
    Were they 158 LBS?

    Zip.

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    The owners manual said 140FT LBS.

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    I remember back in the day when they were only 80ft lbs :shock:
    Its all fun and games till someone loses a nut!

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    It's the advent of alloy wheels that have differing expansion rates than the wheel studs.
    Ran into that issue as a constant when I was doing aircooled VW's


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