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are u suposed to tighten the lock nut up to the brake hub or are u suposed to leave some slack in the axle and tighten the lock nuts to eachother
 

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Here's the steps to tighten the nuts from the service manual.

1.Tighten:
Nuts (rear axle) 1, 2
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Nuts tightening steps:
NOTE:
Before tightening the nuts, apply the LOCTITE
® to the thread portion of the rear axle.
Finger tighten the inside nut 1 while checking
the ring gear engagement.
Tighten the inside nut with rear axle nut
wrench to specification while holding the rear
axle.

Hold the inside nut 1 and tighten the outside
nut 2 with rear axle nut wrench to specification.

Draw the line a on inside and outside nut.
Hold the outside nut 2 and tighten back the
inside nut 1 with rear axle nut wrench to
specification.
Measure the distance b between lines. If
distance b is less than 15 mm (0.59 in),
retighten back the inside nut.
 
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