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Author Topic: torque on shock mounts  (Read 185 times)

eggman65

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torque on shock mounts
« on: March 13, 2013, 03:14:36 PM »
Can anyone share what the torque should be on the rear shock mounts? I am speaking about the chromed acorn nuts (upper and lower). Bike is a C5 Classic. Thanks
« Last Edit: March 13, 2013, 03:22:49 PM by eggman65 »
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Re: torque on shock mounts
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2013, 04:13:55 PM »
I believe it is 4.00 kg/m. I'm not sure what that is in imperial measurements.

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Re: torque on shock mounts
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2013, 05:43:43 PM »
29 lb/ft of torque or 4.00 kg/m torque.
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Re: torque on shock mounts
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2013, 06:44:37 PM »
Excellent; thanks for the help !
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Re: torque on shock mounts
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2013, 07:54:56 PM »
Put blue Loctite on too.
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