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?? Preload for front wheel bearing

Does anyone know the preload for the front wheel bearing. 93 f-350 Dana 60.
I installed it in my 97 f-250. Can't find preload specs for it. I would appreciate any help.

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I found this let me know if seems correct. They say these specs are for all nonunitbearing 60s.
Pirate4x4.Com - Extreme Four Wheel Drive

Item Spec Unit
Pinion bearing preload (new) 20-30 inch pounds
Pinion bearing preload (used) 8-10 inch pounds
Pinion bearing HP60 used in rear 12-20 inch pounds
Backlash 6-10 thousandths of an inch
front wheel bearing freeplay 1-10 thousandths of an inch
Ring gear bolt torque 110 foot lbs
Bearing cap bolt torque 80 foot lbs
Cover bolt torque 30-40 foot lbs
Pinion nut torque 240-300 foot lbs
Cover fill plug 40 foot lbs
Yoke U-joint bolts 8-15 foot lbs
wheel brg adjusting nut 50 foot lbs - then back off approx. 90*
wheel brg locknut 50-70 foot lbs
Kingpin* 500-600 foot lbs
Upper and lower kingpin cover bolts 70-90 foot lbs
Spindle nuts (the ones that hold the spindle to the knuckle.) *65 foot lbs
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First nut(adjusting nut) is 50 ft.pounds then back off 90*
second nut ( lock nut) is 160 - 200 ft.pounds

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K thanks for the info.

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Got it back together. Thanks again.

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Dana 60 swap
4.10 to 3.55s best mod
Banks Pipes
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3"DP 4" exhaust
Intake
Glowshift 3 in 1
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