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Wheels (16 spoke) tightening, torquing pattern

I saw — but unfortunately didn’t keep — a video of someone mounting, tightening, and torquing the 16-spoke wheel bolts of an R171, and he was definitely tightening and torquing in a specific pattern. Anyone know what that pattern is?

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Is this what you need?


or are you referring to the torque? 110nm/80 ft lb
jbanks15 and Avel Du like this.


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Just remember to always do them in a star pattern so you are going as far across from the current bolt as possible.
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Is this what you need?


or are you referring to the torque? 110nm/80 ft lb
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