The hub nuts are keyed with a heavy cotter pin, so they're not going to come
off anyway. It shouldn't matter whether they're at 40lbs. or 140lbs.
>I think you are looking at the wrong piece. The front hub nuts are
>from 25 to 65 ft/lb, heck the lug nuts are tighter than the specs you
>quote at 45 ft/lb. I looked in 6 M/M manuals and found no specs at all
>for the rear hub. May I humbly suggest that you recheck your source?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "rob thomas" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "spridgets" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Friday, November 24, 2000 12:07 AM
>Subject: Hub nuts and self abuse
>In my book, it says 25lbft. (The hub nut, the hub nut!!)
>Same figure in a Morris Manual. I'd agree that this sounds a small
>for something that stops the wheel falling off at a corner. I've
>one come off myself, though.