TORQUE SETTINGS

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Here are some torque specs for a 1969 chevelle out of the GM chassis service manual. 

FRONT SUSPENSION
spherical joint upper stud nut 50 ft lbs
lower stud nut 80 ft lbs
stud to control arm nuts (service) 25 ft lbs
steering arm attaching nuts 85 ft lbs
shock absorber upper shaft nut 8 ft lbs
lower attachment 20 ft lbs
stabilizer bar frame bracket bolts 15 ft lbs (remote but could be part of your problem)
link nuts 15 ft lbs
lower control arm inner pivot nuts 80 ft lbs
upper control arm attaching nuts 50 ft lbs
collar bolts 45 ft lbs
brake anchor pin drum brakes 130 ft lbs
brake anchor bolt disc brakes 120 ft lbs
wheel stud nuts 65 ft lbs

REAR SUSPENSION
upper control arm front bushing 80 ft lbs
rear bushing 80 ft lbs
lower control arm front bushing 80 ft lbs
rear bushing 80 ft lbs
shock absorber upper 12 ft lbs
lower 65 ft lbs
universal joint companion flange 14 ft lbs


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