2009 Cadillac lug nut torque

Old 12-05-2009, 04:38 PM
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Default 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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Old 12-05-2009, 04:44 PM
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Have you checked the owners manual?? I believe ti should be in there.
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Old 12-05-2009, 05:12 PM
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I did look in the owners manual but i could have over looked it.
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Old 12-05-2009, 05:31 PM
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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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Old 12-05-2009, 07:53 PM
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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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Old 12-05-2009, 10:03 PM
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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?

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Old 12-06-2009, 10:24 AM
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The owners manual said 140FT LBS.
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Old 12-06-2009, 10:44 AM
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I remember back in the day when they were only 80ft lbs :shock:
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Old 12-06-2009, 12:35 PM
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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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