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Torquing Beadlock

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To tighten the aluminum beadlock ring, work your way around the wheel in a crisscross pattern. You’ll tighten the bolts a little at a time, and yes, this is very time consuming. Never rush this or use air tools on these wheels. As the ring becomes closer to the wheel, swap over to a torque wrench and tighten all the bolts to 10 lb-ft. Once the ring is virtually flush, adjust the torque wrench to 15 lb-ft and make your final torque passes on the bolts. (Note: Different beadlock manufacturers require different torque specs.) Once you are finished there shouldn’t be any gap between the rim and the beadlock ring.

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