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I am trying to located a clunking noise in the rear. While checking the driveshaft, I noticed 6 cracked bushings on my Spohn control arms. When I originally installed them I torqued to 100lbs. I read somewhere that 225lbs is the spec. If I torque these to 225, they will crumble. Is this common with Spohn? I ordered more bushing, but before installing I would like to know the proper torque. I cannot locate my manual DVD and I have tried searching the net. Can someone please help me.
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Why not go right the source?

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I have tried, they do not know. Instructions state torque to factory specs. I even called the local service shop and kept getting re-routed. I found some info: 200lbs for lower control arms, but that seems too high. If that is the factory spec, how did I, while laying on my back, loosen the stock arms? Right now they are at 100lbs and are cracked.
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Finally got through to a service tech and the answer is 225lbs for both LCA and UCA. I hope this won't break anything.
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