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If I understand your diatribe, you've torqued your wheel lugs and suspension bolts to the top end of what the manual stated you should torque them to. If this is what you did, quit worrying about it. You have done exactly what you needed to do for safe operation. Lug nuts will stand up to far in excess of what the rated torque in the book is given. You can ...


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You seem to be asking, "I messed up but it is OK?" My answer is NO, this is not OK! You need to disassemble the engine and assess the damage. If the threads come out of the block, better now than after you've re-installed the engine in the vehicle. As a minimum your head bolts need to be replaced. It's possible you damaged the cylinder head ...


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Pattern 1 is better as it is more side to side taking turns.


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Things to look for: be sure surfaces between hub and rotor is clean. Be sure that the surfaces between rotor and wheel is clean. It is always recommended to recheck the lug nut torque after driving a short distance. If all the criteria above has been met, there is a possibility that the torque may need readjustment due to heating and cooling. Another ...


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