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ring gear torque specifications

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by 96Z71VORTEC, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. 96Z71VORTEC

    96Z71VORTEC New Member

    Does anybody know the ring gear bolts torque specifications for the rear axle on a 96 Z71 4WD?
  2. GaryL

    GaryL New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    90 ft. lbs.
  3. 96Z71VORTEC

    96Z71VORTEC New Member

    Awesome, thank you! I haven't tightened them down yet but I was going to just set them at 60!
  4. 96Z71VORTEC

    96Z71VORTEC New Member

    They are set at 90 with the medium/blue threadlocker. Thanks again.
  5. GaryL

    GaryL New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Glad you got it done. Got any pictures of Mariah?
  6. 96Z71VORTEC

    96Z71VORTEC New Member

  7. GaryL

    GaryL New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Very nice!! Sorry I missed your introduction post.

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