F800GS Torque Values Oil Drain/Filter

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  1. BruceV

    BruceV Been here awhile

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    Im sure this has been posted before but I can't find it. I would like to know the torque value for the oil drain bolt and oil filter. I don't have a service CD yet and of course nothing in the owners manual.

    My K1200S is 11Nm for the filter and 28Nm for drain bolt, so I figure it must be close to this.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks
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  2. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    Oil drain plug is 40 Nm.
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  4. BruceV

    BruceV Been here awhile

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    I know the drain bolt is a good size but 40Nm sure seems like a lot. But I will torque it to that. Any idea for the filter?
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  5. CSL3

    CSL3 Claude the Adventurer :)

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    40 Nm (30 foot/pounds)
    Use ONLY 6 point socket or wrench.
    The bolt head is too thin and also has rounded corners, you will strip it using a 12 point.


    Oil filter:
    Apply thin film of oil to gasket. Screw on filter until it just makes contact with housing, then tighten 3/4 turn (e.g. 0.75 turn)

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  6. BruceV

    BruceV Been here awhile

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    I know that is what to do if the torque value is not known, I was wondering if anyone knew the value. I have a six point 24mm socket so that is the one I will use.
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  7. CSL3

    CSL3 Claude the Adventurer :)

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    gee Bruce, I thought I was anal? This is a freaking oil filter, hand tight suffices. :gerg

    Since you insist however, it's 14 Nm

    For future reference, go here for some often requested values -->>

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  8. BruceV

    BruceV Been here awhile

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    Thanks. I can't help it I like knowing the correct info. I will get a service CD soon.
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  9. RobStar

    RobStar Still On Training Wheels

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    Going back to the 6pt socket comment... +1 and then some.

    I have one of the Adventure Designs F800GS toolkits and the 24mm 6pt socket is a bit concave in the mouth and thus the 6pts don't catch or hold well. I just about stripped the damn thing yesterday and had to reach into my Craftsman kit for better 24mm.

    Yes, I know the Adventure Designs kits are for trailside repairs and not everyday use but I try to use it for most of my maintenance and upgrades just to be sure I'm not "out there" and missing something.

    RobStar
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  10. rockinrog

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    +1 Will be buying a new plug soon.

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  11. The Griz

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    Are you guys reusing the crush washer or going to dealer and getting a new one? I know that technically I should be using a new crush washer every time, but my dealer doesn't want to seem to keep any F800GS/F650GS2 parts in stock.:baldy Drives me nuts. And they'll only place orders to BMW on Fridays for some stupid-ass reason. Pointers anyone?
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  12. JoelWisman

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    On customer bikes, I renew crush washers every time.

    On my bike, I reuse them every time. They haven't leaked or fallen off yet, if they do, I'll renew them.
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  13. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    In addition to sealing, I view the crush washers as a measure of torque protection so use a new one at each oil change. Order a bunch next time, Griz. They're cheap (and I'm surprised your dealer doesn't have them on hand, which might tell you something about their service dept...?).
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  14. The Griz

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    I reused it and torqued to 40Nm. Hasn't leaked yet. I'll order a bunch for the next oil changes.:thumb

    Yeah, my dealer kind of drives me nuts. They don't have batteries, air filters, or oil filters in stock EVER. Ahhh!:baldy These items are the most commonly exhausted items on a bike. They should keep a solid stock of them.
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  15. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Next time you're in, ask them what they do when a customer gets an oil change... :ear
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  16. Lucky:)

    Lucky:) Been here awhile

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