Torque for Stabilizer bar bolts

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    HA the bible has "lots of info"....this is the biggest most comprehensive documentation I've ever seen! thanks.! I hate the way the never stick to one name. It looks like that screen shot above is the one. They are calling where the bushing is a cradle. So 110-111 on the links and the "cradle" is 136 ft/lbs.
    What they calling "Fastener" they make it clear not to reuse it....but I have no idea what it is.
    Here's what happened, I went over like a block of cement...on drivers side...I didn't see it. I heard metal hit, wasn't that bad. It shifted over the entire stabilizer bar (sway bar strut? #1 in orig pic), one inch. Not sure how this happened I rolled over it came straight down. Nothign is bent I could prolly loosen and move back but while there I'm changing the bushings and end links. s_IMG_0085.jpg IMG_0082.jpg
     
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    Looking closer at this 136 ft pounds is pretty tight for that tiny bolt? and I don't see anything that could be a "fastener"
     
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    I still think that’s the stabilizer to crossmember support.
     
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    Very simple:
    Stabilizer bar to crossmember: these are the main bushing clamp bolts. Torque them to 48 Ft.Lbs.
    Stabilizer bar heat shield to crossmember: these are the tiny little bolts for the heat shields. Torque them to 44 In.Lbs.
    Stabilizer link to stabilizer bar nut: this is the end of the link that connects to the stabilizer bar. Torque this to 100 Ft.Lbs.
    Stabilizer link to strut nut: this is the nut on the other end of the link. Torque this to 111 Ft.Lbs.
     
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    Thank You
     
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    Make sure you read Inch lbs, not Foot lbs on these :)
    Stabilizer bar heat shield to crossmember: these are the tiny little bolts for the heat shields. Torque them to 44 In.Lbs.
     
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    NO DOUBT....I thought 44 ft was a bit high for the heat shield.....glad you said that
     
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    I hate it when they MIX those in the same doc.

    44 In lbs = 3.666 Ft lbs :)