ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > GSpot > Parallel Universe
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #1
OlyRider OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: May 2005
Location: Pacific NorthWest
Oddometer: 1,154
Top & Bottom Rear shock mounting bolts torque?

F800GS

I googled, but I couldn't find it.

Seems to me top bolt is 100nm?

Is bottom bolt the same?

Found out using a bunch of loctite on these is a very bad idea! *That* was a pain! What should I do re-installing them? A *drop* of low-strength?

Thanks!
__________________
Olyrider
Ob-la-di...Ob-la-da
OlyRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
Snowy
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Oddometer: 1,496
I used Locktite every time, and then got sick of it when the bolt bent and it was painful to remove.

I started using anti seize with the Locktite.. Now I only use anti seize.

Hasn't come loose yet. Torque wise it'd be around 100Nm. Or tighten...grunt...creak...grunt...yeah that'll do.
Snowy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 08:10 AM   #3
Wildman
In my castle
 
Wildman's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2007
Location: The Kingdom of Kent
Oddometer: 17,282
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...5&postcount=89
Wildman is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2012, 08:20 AM   #4
malloy
Studly Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: THE FOOTHILLS
Oddometer: 688
There are those who say when using loctite reduce the torque some: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=661607
__________________
F650GS (Build Date 11/11)
malloy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014