Tire Rotation

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Just wondered once I get up to 5k Miles. About a five tire rotation plan.
The rearward cross looks the best to me. any thoughts on this?
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I have owned multiple vehicles with five tires like this and always just do a 4 tire rotation and leave the spare new. It just makes it much easier and there is no need to put the spare into the rotation. Of course to each their own just my two cents.

On my 2007 TRD FJ Cruiser it came with factory BF Goodrich all terrain. I just did a 4 tire rotation on it every 5,000 miles and they still had tread after 70,000 miles when I went to bigger and newer KO2's.
 
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Rearward cross. I've gone through 3 sets of Wildpeak AT3 tires on my Jeep. I always do the 5-tire rotation (every 5k mile oil change), which extends the tire life from 55k mile to 75k-80k miles. Unless you get a blowout like I had last summer. A blowout is just a tire failure; no relation to rotation. I label my tires A,B,C,D,E and the position 1,2,3,4,5. It becomes very obvious if the service tech did the job correctly.
 
I've always done the 4 tire rotation only because my Wrangler spare is nice and clean including the tread. A 5 tire rotation would help extend the life of the tires provided you drive enough miles within the 7 year recommended safety limit to actually wear the tire tread out. I don't put enough miles on any one vehicle so I'm always replacing long before the tread is actually worn out. Also, with new tires I always do the first rotaton 500-1k miles, then approximately every 5k miles there after.
 
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I have read on this form that the recommended lug nut torque is 150 LB Ft.
I have looked but can't seem to find the recommended spare tire lug nut torque for the Braptor.
I did find recommendations for the Bronco.
 

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I have read on this form that the recommended lug nut torque is 150 LB Ft.
I have looked but can't seem to find the recommended spare tire lug nut torque for the Braptor.
I did find recommendations for the Bronco.
I would follow the Bronco recommended torque for only the spare as it's very similiar lug bolt mounting design. I haven't found any torque spec for the spare, what's recommended for the Bronco?

Definitely 150 lb ft. on Lug Nut torgue to the hubs. Spare I've always just snugged good with a socket wrench.
 
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Thanks, always appreciate your input.
 
This is regular Bronco. I'm still waiting on a FSM for the BRaptor.

[edit: 66 ft-lb for BRaptor original hardware mount] I'm using 75 ft-lb on my (all steel) JCR swing gate mount.

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Yes, I expect that with the bigger tire, they mare require more torque.
 
Here's the recommendation from the Owners Manual (online). My dumb question is whether the spare already has a TPMS sensor installed? The manual mentions resetting the system but no instructions on how to accomplish this. I suspect it's a full system reset (which resets all personal settings) but hoping it's not that broad.

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Here's the recommendation from the Owners Manual (online). My dumb question is whether the spare already has a TPMS sensor installed? The manual mentions resetting the system but no instructions on how to accomplish this. I suspect it's a full system reset (which resets all personal settings) but hoping it's not that broad.

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The spare had a TPMS installed on mine. Also connects automatically once the spare is swapped in.
Correct, tpms in all 5 tires. I swapped my original spare with one of the other 4 after having roadforce balance checked and found the spare to be perfect. Once I drove a few miles it auto learned. Maybe someday the system will also read the spare tpms.
 
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I just had a rearward cross rotation completed yesterday, with locking lugs and all black Lugs swapped out . The TPMS picked up immediately and I can read the four-tire pressure in the app. I was instructed to return at 50, and 150 Miles. To have the 150 LB-FT checked.
I did bring documentation for the reward cross swap, 150 LB-FT torque and the spare LB-Torque.
 
I just had a rearward cross rotation completed yesterday, with locking lugs and all black Lugs swapped out . The TPMS picked up immediately and I can read the four-tire pressure in the app. I was instructed to return at 50, and 150 Miles. To have the 150 LB-FT checked.
I did bring documentation for the reward cross swap, 150 LB-FT torque and the spare LB-Torque.
You probably posted this on a separate thread and I apologize if you have, but what lugs did you swap out with?
 
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I used McGard, but some others are using Gorilla. I had to have 27 Lugs nuts including the lockers. Here is what I ordered. I also ordered a 22MM Lug socket and a heavy-duty extension lug tool. Do take note the lugs nuts are sized for the F150 axle, not the standard Bronco. Also, the locking lug nuts come with caps.

Amazon product ASIN B07P5J8XZQAmazon product ASIN B008XN7SM4Amazon product ASIN B007QB5A4CAmazon product ASIN B0BRTJ3386
Awesome, thank you! It looks great!
 

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