SKU 21-2204 Category

Head Stud Nuts

So you have fitted the composite gasket (shiny side up). The stainless inner studs have different expansion rate to the easy to access outer steel bolts. When retorquing to avoid access issues I use a flat torque wrench on to the front rockerbox, with sawn Allen key. Note whether a ¼ turn brings the correct setting and duplicate with a suitable allen key on the other nuts; without recourse to tank removal etc. Don’t bother with an accurate tappet setting until the torque remains constant. 3rd time should be the one. Maybe go to 18 & 20lbs?


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