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Old 11-27-2012, 09:35 PM   #1
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Question Front axle torque

Well it suppose to be 58 lbs, but It seems to be too much !
Or is me ?

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yup 58 front and 83 rear....i just bought a craftsman beam style torque wrench. best thing that ever happened to me. lol. I returned the clicker style because i hated it.
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
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i put 40 frnt and 60 rear track setup
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:28 PM   #4
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Any info how to remove front wheel please? Thank you
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:25 AM   #5
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Any info how to remove front wheel please? Thank you
Did you look in the service manual?

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i put 40 frnt and 60 rear track setup
Why torque to lower specs than factory? Just curious.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:52 PM   #7
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less tension more rolling
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Did you look in the service manual?

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Still havent.there was thread here and cant find it. Need to remove front and rear wheel to check bearing.i have sound.
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less tension more rolling


I better go tell the local AFM tuners and riders that they should change their settings then. Really, of all the critical fasteners on a bike, axle nuts and pinch bolts are among the last things I'd ever want to second-guess manufacturer's torque settings on. But, whatever.
PS: I think you mean "less compression." Tension is an extension force directed along the length of an object. Think of hanging a weight from the end of a string.
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Good call, 'cause I'm 100% certain Honda engineers sit around all day, drinking sake, and chucking darts at a board when they need a torque setting.
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