Toyota Pick-ups, Land Cruiser, and 4 Runner 1997-00

Torsion Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



T100


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Fig. Measure the length of the threaded bolt end ("A") and use the measurement as a reference when installing the torsion bar



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Fig. Loosing the adjuster nut and anchor arm



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Fig. Removing the torsion bar spring



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Fig. Unfasten the torque arm mounting bolts

  1. Raise and properly support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the front wheel.
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  5. Measure the length of the threaded bolt end (dimension "A"). Use this measurement as a reference during installation.
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  7. Loosen the adjusting nut and remove the anchor arm.
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  9. Remove the torsion bar spring only after all tension has been removed from it.
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  11. Remove the torque arm.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Please note the following torque specifications:

    Torque arm bolts: 64 ft. lbs. (87 Nm)
     
    Lug nuts: 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm)
     

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