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Old 05-12-2012, 04:55 AM   #16
AliBaba
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Originally Posted by jimbee View Post
I was so paranoid about stripping the fork drain bolts (5 nM) and my small torque wrench (24 nM) was right there, so I dialed in 5 NM but promptly stripped the bolt. I figured that 5 nM was 20% of torque wrench max so that it would probably be acccurate.....

Hmm....
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Originally Posted by AliBaba View Post
Usually I don't remove #16 (the threads in the leg might go) and then you don't need #15.
If there is enough threads use locktite and a longer bolt and never unscrew it again.
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