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Q: What is the torque required for a inner tie rod?

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I what to now the torque required for my inner tie rod of my rx8

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. The inner part of the tie rod (differential-to-drive axle flange nut) is torqued between 40 to 47 foot pounds. The outer part of the tie rod (tie rod end nut) is torqued between 31 to 42 foot pounds.

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