U-Bolt Torque Recommendations

Thread Size & Nut Hex Size Max Torque (ft lbs.)
1/2 (3/4 Hex) 90-95
9/16 (7/8 Hex) 120-130
5/8 (15/16 Hex) 170-180
3/4 (1-1/16 Hex) 275-300
  • U-Bolts should be well lubricated with an anti-seize compound
  • Tighten and torque U-Bolts in a cross-pattern as shown.
    (The tightened U-Bolt should extend equally through each nut.)
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