Rear and front Sway bar torque numbers help

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  1. Goose

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    I just got new bushings made out of urethane to replace the old worn out rubber bushings.
    Since the new ones are much stronger, does anybody knows the torque numbers I need to apply?
    Thanks in advance.
     
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    I just tightened them until they were very tight by feel, that's all I did. Urethane does not compress much at all.
     
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    from the blue book 31-35 foot pounds or 43-48 Nm
     
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    Thanks you.
     
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    Urethane can be pretty hard so be prepared to possibly hear some squeaking.
     
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    My Suspension Techniques for Athena & Ireland Engineering for Vern sway bars came with a small tube of urethane safe grease to use on the frame mount bushings to reduce noise. So far, I haven't heard any squeaks.
     
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    Also place the bolts upside down. Somehow between road debris etc, they get bent if sticking down.
     
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    Thanks for all the info. This is very helpful.
     

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