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Studding Reminder - Re-Torque Your Nuts

Re-Torque Your Nuts


After installing your studs, it is very important to remember that the nuts securing your studs need to be re-torqued after you ride. The seating of the stud head and support plate, the compression of the track rubber, and the conditions of your riding terrain are a few of the factors that can affect your stud installation. Checking your studs and re-tightening your nuts helps ensure that your sled is operating at peak performance.


To ensure proper studding, after riding use a torque wrench to tighten each nut to the following value:

For Two-Ply studs (Gold Digger® Traction Master®, Mega-Bite®, Signature Series™, Trigger™), torque the nut to 15 ft.-lbs.

For Single-Ply studs (Grand Master® and Grand Master Pro™), torque the nut to 30 ft.-lbs.

If any nut shows signs of compression be sure to replace it with a new nut.  Contact Woody's Technical Support for further details.

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