GMC Safari 2 (1995-2005) Torque Spec Settings

By Reelcheeper - Public Domain

Below you'll find the tightening torques for the GMC Safari 2 in both Nm and ft/lbs. The first table contains the most-used torque settings. The second table contains all torque spec values I could find.

Most-Used Torque Settings for Safari 2

Nut Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Source
Wheel lug nuts 135.6 100 unverified source
Oil sump plug / engine drain plug 24.4 18 unverified source
Oil filter adaptor bolt 20.3 15 unverified source
Caliper mounting bolts 51 38 unverified source

To make sure these are the correct tightening torque values, you can use the data below to verify this is the right model.

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  • Production years: 1995 - 2005
  • Generation: 2
  • Type of van: panel
  • Model variant: Base
  • Also known as: Chevrolet Astro

All Torque Settings in Tables

General torque settings

Nut Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Source
Wheel lug nuts 135.6 100 unverified source
Oil sump plug / engine drain plug 24.4 18 unverified source
Oil pan bolts 16 12 unverified source
Oil filter adaptor bolt 20.3 15 unverified source
Cylinder head bolts 20.3 15 Step 1 unverified source
Intake manifold upper 5 4 Step 1 unverified source
Intake manifold upper 9.9 7 Step 2 unverified source
Intake manifold lower 3.1 2 Step 1 unverified source
Intake manifold lower 12 9 Step 2 unverified source
Intake manifold lower 15 11 Step 3 unverified source
Exhaust manifold bolts 14.9 11 Step 1 unverified source
Exhaust manifold bolts 29.8 22 Step 2 unverified source
Caliper mounting bolts 51 38 unverified source
Upper control arm shaft to Frame nuts 110 81 RWD unverified source
Lower control arm to Frame nuts 90 66 RWD unverified source
Upper ball joint to Steering knuckle nut 83 61 RWD unverified source
Lower ball joint to Steering knuckle nut 125 92 RWD unverified source
Tie rod to Relay rod nut 54 40 verified source
Steering knuckle to Tie rod end nut 47 35 RWD verified source
Shock absorber upper attaching nut 20 15 RWD unverified source
Shock absorber lower attaching screws 25 18 RWD unverified source
Pitman arm to Steering gear nut 250 184 verified source
Connecting rod to Pitman arm nut 62 46 verified source
Hub and bearing assembly bolts 90 66 unverified source
Water pump bolt 44.7 33 unverified source
Stabilizer shaft link nut or bolt 17 13 unverified source

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