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Installing Torque-To-Yield Suspension Components

What do some ball joints, tie rods and suspension components have in common with engines? The answer is Torque-to-Yield (TTY) fasteners.

Aluminum Suspensions: Knowing Is Half The Battle

More and more vehicles entering the shop will have more aluminum suspension components today than ever before.

GM Tech Tip: Torque-To-Yield TTY Fastener Use And Reuse

A fastener with a torque + angle specification must be tightened first to the torque part of the specification and then tightened further by the addition of the specified angle. The angle must be applied relative to the mating fastener.