Does anyone offhand know the proper foot lbs. of torque for the wheel bolts?
5x100 Jetta GLI (18" BBS from factory)
Was in a jam on a Sunday and had them mount and balance winter wheels and new tires at Pepboys. ( I know) It was so tight. I had a decent size rachet and the bolt would not loosen. I put a 2-3 foot bar over the rachet handle and bolts were on so tight that it broke the mechanism inside the rachet. WTF?
Is it possible to brake the rachet if the wheel is torqued at the right specification?