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Re: renault rear bolt stripping

Originally Posted by chuffer690 View Post
I tighten my bolts to 103 lbf ft (140 Nm) (as in the manual) so 74 is basically hand tight compared.
I think the proper torque for the Laguna is 100Nm(74ft-lbs).

Anyway, i checked the brake drum i had removed earlier again, and it is obvious that the threades in two of the bolt holes are stripped. I must mention that in the past i noticed that when i tightened the bolts on the rear, they didnt "feel" right. There wasnt a sharp point when the bolt tightened , if you undestand what i mean. So when i stripped them, i assumed that they had been previously damaged.

Howver, it is obvious now that something else is going on, has anyone faced something similar? Any ideas?
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