Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Spanish Fort Al AKA L.A.
I had to look the torque value up as I thought it was lower than what 1st Sgt. had quoted but I was mistaken. He is correct.
As other have said they should be tightened evenly but not all the way closed.
Also they are tightened after the axle nut has been tightened.
Table 1-8. Critical Fastener Torque
Fastener ft/in-lbs Nm
Front axle nut 50-55 ft-lbs 68-75 Nm
Rear axle cone nut 95-105 ft-lbs 129-142 Nm
Banjo Bolts 17-22 ft-lbs 23-30 Nm
Front Brake Disc Mounting
16-24 ft-lbs 22-33 Nm
Front Brake Caliper Mounting
28-38 ft-lbs 38-52 Nm
Brake Caliper Pad Pins 180-200 in-lbs 20-23 Nm
Rear Brake Disc Mounting
30-45 ft-lbs 41-61 Nm
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting
30-40 ft-lbs 41-54 Nm
Reservoir Cover Screws 6-8 in-lbs 0.7-0.9 Nm
Axle Holder Nuts 132-180 in-lbs 14.9-20.3 Nm
Clutch Lever/Handlebar Clamp 60-80 in-lbs 6.8-9.0 Nm
60-80 in-lbs 6.8-9.0 Nm
Upper/Lower Switch Housing
35-45 in-lbs 4-5 Nm
Lower Clamp (Riser) Bolts 30-40 ft-lbs 40.7-54.2 Nm
Locknuts 40-45 ft-lbs 54-61 Nm
Swingarm Bracket Bolts 34-42 ft-lbs 46-57 Nm
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