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Old 04-03-2010, 02:48 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by newt_sr
XTwarrior,

Be forewarned, according to the XT600 thread, the down tube strainer can be torqued to 65 ft.lbs. (referred to as 'nipple hose' in the book, I think). XTphreak said he had to use a strap wrench to hold the frame as he was wrenching the nipple hose/down tube fitting.

Just so ya know, I ain't an expert by no means on this stuff. This happens to be something I need to do as well. I'm just repeating what I've read in these threads, and what I've found in the manual.
Which line is the strainier in? There are several hoses so I've no idea what does what besides the obvious return line that runs under the engine.
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