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Unread 12-12-2009, 08:07 PM   #1
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spring bolt torque

I'm added a leaf to my spring pack and got to thinking after I took it apart, how tight do I need to tighten the center bolt of the spring now that I have it put back together with the new leaf?

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Unread 12-12-2009, 08:49 PM   #2
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I just made them tight with two wrenches. Don't know if there's a real value or not though.
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Yea, that's what I figured but if I didn't ask I would have been wrong! Thanks.
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I think my frame mounts are at 65 ft/lbs and my shakle bolts are at 45 but as long as there tight its not really like there going anywhere. I like mine a little loose for a smoother ride.
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I'm added a leaf to my spring pack and got to thinking after I took it apart, how tight do I need to tighten the center bolt of the spring now that I have it put back together with the new leaf?
Continue to tighten until you can't move the wrench anymore... or until the nut breaks off, then you know you've gone to far.



J/K of course. moderately snug/tight should be fine.




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