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Old 05-22-2014, 01:54 PM
Rump Rocket Rump Rocket is offline
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Default Re: looking to get into motorized biking

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
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.

Great.... The torque I use reads in pounds...converting it to inch's it should be 120 IP = 10LBs.... 140 IP = 11.6 LBs......Max at 150IP = 12.5 LBs...
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