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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-03-2017, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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Triple tree torque

I just finished my black front end swap on my 16 RGS. I followed the torque specs in the manual and it states to tighten the upper and lower pinch bolts to 14 pounds. For some reason to me that seems like it barely tight. Could someone confirm that this is correct.

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Correct 2015 manual calls for 14-18 foot lbs

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upper steering stem ( the BIG nut) 16FT lbs. the pinch bolt (allen socket) 22 ft lbs. Please put lock tight on this it has a tendency to back out.
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