It is imperative to apply proper Wheel Nut Torque when installing wheels. The Wheel Nut Torque specifications listed below are for dry threads, do not lubricate. The Correct Torque specifications and tightening pattern are as follows:
All Knott Torsion axles – Torque Wheel Nuts to 63-67 lbs./ft.
All EZ Loader Torsion and Spring Axles – Torque Wheel Nuts to 90-120 lbs./ft.
All UFP Spring Axles – Torque Wheel Nuts to 90-120 lbs./ft.
Diagram shown below indicates proper tightening sequence for hubs with 4, 5, 6 and 8 lugs respectively. Follow this sequence for proper installation: