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post #1 of 2 Old 04-23-2013, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
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Hello All

have removed my wheels to install new tires when i put them back on just need to know what I need to Torque my axles and pinch bolts.

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post #2 of 2 Old 04-23-2013, 02:12 PM
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See the specs at How much torque should I use on the bolts?

I recommend using anti seize on the rear axle threads and torquing to 58lb-ft to account for the lubrication effect. Otherwise the stainless nut on stainless axle has a tendency to gall.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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