1992-1996 OBS Bronco Suspension and Steering Torque Spec Guide

Created by Jay Walling / 5 min read
Date Created: 3/16/2023
Last Updated: 1/23/2024

Quickly find all the 1992-1996 OBS Bronco suspension & steering torque specs you need to install your parts correctly with's torque spec guide.

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1992-1996 OBS Bronco Suspension and Steering Torque Spec Guide - 1992-1996 OBS Bronco Suspension and Steering Torque Spec Guide

When it comes to restoring or adding upgraded parts to your 1992-1996 OBS Bronco, it is imperative that you make sure that you are torquing everything down to the proper spec. This is especially important regarding your suspension components, as they see most of the force when driving. Torquing your Bronco suspension components to spec ensures that your shocks, stabilizer bars, and all other suspension parts are held in place at the correct torque spec for proper safety and operation. Please take a look at our complete OBS Bronco suspension torque specs guide to getting all of the needed specs for your suspension.

1992-1996 OBS Bronco Suspension Torque Specs

Front Suspension

Radius Arm To Axle Stud
  • 240 to 260 ft-lbs
Radius Arm To Axle Lower Bolt
  • 320 to 340 ft-lbs
Radius Arm To Bracket
  • 84 to 112 ft-lbs
Spring Retainer to Spring Seat
  • 13 to 18 ft-lbs
Lower Spring Retainer to Radius Arm
  • 70 to 100 ft-lbs
Front Shock to Shock Bracket (Lower)
  • 45 to 60 ft-lbs
Front Shock Absorber Stud (Upper)
  • 25 to 35 ft-lbs
Front Suspension Bumper to Upper Spring Seat
  • 13 to 16 ft-lbs
Radius Arm pivot Bracket to Frame
  • 84 to 112 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Bar Link to Spring Seat
  • 52 to 79 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Bar Link to Stabilizer Bar
  • 52 to 79 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Bar Retainer to Bracket
  • 25 to 33 ft-lbs
Axle Pivot Bracket to Frame (Verticle)
  • 75 to 109 ft-lbs
Steering Gear Box
  • 54 to 66 ft-lbs
Steering Gear Selector Shaft Arm Nut
  • 170 to 228 ft-lbs
Steering Gear Intermediate Shaft Bolt
  • 30 to 42 ft-lbs
Tie Rod End Nut
  • 51 to 73 ft-lbs

Rear Suspension

Jounce Bumper To Frame Nut
  • 19 to 30 ft-lbs
Leaf Spring To Axle U-Bolt Nut
  • 75 to 115 ft-lbs
Leaf Spring To Front Bracket Nut & Bolt
  • 150 to 177 ft-lbs
Leaf Spring To Rear Shackle
  • 75 to 115 ft-lbs
Rear Shackle To Frame
  • 75 to 115 ft-lbs
Shock Absorber Mount (Upper)
  • 40 to 60 ft-lbs
Shock Absorber Mount (Lower)
  • 52 to 74 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Bar To Axle Nut
  • 30 to 42 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Link Bracket To Frame
  • 30 to 42 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Link To Bar
  • 15 to 25 ft-lbs
Stabilizer Link To Bracket
  • 40 to 60 ft-lbs

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