Torque soup

Fleets with custom torque specs are putting tire dealers in a difficult position

I’ve had a front row seat for all of the major changes to the truck wheel installation process over the past three decades. By combining “good-and-tight” with anti-seize, technicians thought they had the solution for stud pilot wheel systems in the 1980s. When hub-piloted wheels started showing up in the ’90s, the good-and-tight process remained, but the cans of anti-seize went back in the cabinet because there were no frozen inner and outer cap nuts. For most people,

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