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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
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Spindle Nuts

Dorman lists two different spindle nuts for the 1991 Cougar.

Both front and rear get 240 ft-lbs of torque.

Both are Type 9, thread M24-2.0, 36mm, height 21mm.

One's black, one's silverish.

Does it matter for the color?

I mean, I need to replace the driver's side front hub (lost TWO studs today - hey, that probably explains the pulling and the vibration!) and have a pair of rear spindle nuts, but none of the front spindle nuts. And the nearest store with stock is 20 miles away ...

Does it really matter?

Does anyone know?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-07-2010, 12:42 AM
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The front black ones look like the washer is a larger diamater then rear ones. I don't see any other differences besides that and the color. No idea if putting a smaller rear one would be bad or not, but I would rather not experiment lol.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-07-2010, 08:58 AM Thread Starter
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Yah, I got that info off SCCoA.

Which means I could use the cheaper front ones if I had to on the back, but can't use the back ones on the front. Not for long, anyway.

Not a prob - caught up with the stepson, he'll take me the 20+ miles to the one store that has them in stock.

(Yes, I'll call first.)

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