Torque question -- steering head bolt pinch bolt

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Orangecicle, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    I looked and can't find this anywhere. Is there any particular torque that should be applied to the steering head bolt's pinch bolt??? :ear It's #6 in the fiche below:

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  2. RedRupert

    RedRupert Brit in the Soviet Union

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    Yes, it's 20 Nm

    According to the Repair Manual:

    'HH clamp bolts on top triple clamp M8 20 Nm'
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  3. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    D'oh! :cob I forgot to look in the owner's manual. Thanks.
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