Tightening torques for rear axle

Caution: Do not apply grease to Dacromet-type bolt unions (aluminium-color appearance)

Location

Thread

Tightening torque Nm (ftlb.)

Suspension subframe/crossmember

Subframe (side parts) to body (rubber-metal mount)

M 12 x 1.5

120 (88)

Crossmember upper (2 parts) Bolt connection to side parts Center bolt connection of 2 sections

M 12 x 1.5 M 10

85 (63) 65 (48)

Crossmember rear to side parts

M 12 x 1.5

120 (88)

Crossmember front to side parts

M 10

65 (48)

Rear axle trailing arm

Arm 2 (toe link) to wheel carrier to crossmember (eccentric)

M 12 x 1.5 M 12 x 1.5

85 (63) 100 (74)

Arm 1/5 (lower link) to suspension subframe to suspension subframe to wheel carrier

M 12x 1.5 M 14x 1.5 M 12x 1.5

85 (63) 200 (147) 75 (55)

Arm 3 (camber link) to wheel carrier to suspension subframe (eccentric)

M 12 x 1.5 M 12 x 1.5

75 (55) 85 (63)

Arm 4 (caster link) to wheel carrier to suspension subframe (eccentric)

M 12 x 1.5 M 12x 1.5

75 (55) 85 (63)

42 Tightening torques for rear axle

Printed In Germany -16,1995

Hexagon Bolts Tightening Torque

When stocks of 8.8 bolts have been used up, only 10.9 bolts will be available. Do not unscrew while vehicle is standing on its wheels. Use new cap after dismantling. *** Do not unscrew. See note on page 4 - 4.

Location

Thread

Tightening torque Nm (ftlb.)

Drive shaft

to transmission

M 10

81 (60)

to wheel hub

M 22 x 1.5

460 (339)

Fastening nut

M 22x1.5

200* (147*)

lock nut*

Stabilizer bar

to crossmember

M 8

23 (17)

to stabilizer mount

M 10

46 (34)

Stabilizer mount to

spring strut

M 10

46 (34)

Additional lock nut on 911 Carrera RS. Bevel on lock nut faces fastening nut.

42 Tightening torques for rear axle

Printed in Germany - 12. 1995

42 03 37 Dismantling and assembling suspension

Tools

Porsche 993 Kinematic

1842-42

Tools

No.

Designation

Special tool

Order No.

Explanation

1

Insert for torque wrench

9558

000.721.955.80

For rear-axle camber adjustment. Used to slacken and tighten the lock nut. Caution: A lock nut tightening torque of 85 Nm (63 ftlb.) is equivalent to approx. 65 Nm (48 ftlb.) at the torque wrench

2

Retaining wrench

9557

000.721.955.70

Use in conjunction with Special Tool 9558. Used to lock at camber eccentric

3

Measuring tool (angle measuring tool) for kinematic change of toe-in

9549

000.721.954.90

For rear-axle control arm 1/5 (lower arm) on left and right side

4

Measuring tool (angle measuring tool) for kinematic change of toe-in

9550

000.721.955.00

For rear-axle control arm 2 (toe control arm) on left and right side

5

Torx screwdriver

9546

000.721.954.60

Used to lock the ball joints during assembly and dismantling

6

Extractor tool (Ball joint puller)

9560

000.721.956.00

Used to press out the ball joints at the wheel carrier

7

Torque wrench

Commercially availiable tool, use with No. 1. Caution: Observe changed tightening torque when insert No. 1 is used

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