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Old 05-22-2014, 01:24 PM
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Default Re: looking to get into motorized biking

Originally Posted by Rump Rocket View Post
I was thinking of doing a motor flush using WD-40 to remove any debris that may of been left inside the motor during assembly by removing the head than re-lubing like you mentioned, is a certain bolt sequence and torque needed for reassembly?
Alternate side to side, front to back when tightening. Use a 'X' pattern. Use a torque wrench. 120 to 140 inch pounds on the cylinder head fasteners. DO NOT EXCEED 150 IP.

After a couple of heat/cool cycles check the torque again and again after a few miles. No need to 'see a turn' on the nuts. Just assure they are still at the the torque value you set them to originally.

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