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    Torque settings for front/rear axles

    What are the torque settings for the front/rear axles. Also I know the front axle is left handed thread. How about rear axle?

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    Rear 100ft ,RH . This is a Buell spec Axle, front 39-41 ft-lbs 53-56 Nm ANTI-SIEZE, Left handed thread

    For what its worth these are Buell torque spec

    2-2 2005 Buell Firebolt:
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    ITEM TORQUE NOTES
    Airbox cover fasteners 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-88
    Airhorn fastener 72-96 in-lbs 8-10 Nm page 2-74
    Axle pinch fastener, rear 40-45 ft-lbs 54-61 Nm page 2-18
    Axle pinch fasteners, front 20-22 ft-lbs 27-30 Nm page 2-15
    Axle, front 39-41 ft-lbs 53-56 Nm ANTI-SIEZE, Left handed thread, page 2-15
    Axle, rear ANTI-SEIZE
    Follow special instructions, page 2-18
    Bank angle sensor 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-72
    Brake hand lever housing fasteners 80-90 in-lbs 9-10 Nm page 2-29
    Brake lamp switch fastener, front 7-10 in-lbs 0.8-1.0 Nm page 2-29
    Brake line p-clamp fastener, front 36-60 in-lbs 4-7 Nm page 2-31
    Brake line p-clamp fastener, rear 36-60 in-lbs 4-7 Nm page 2-40
    Brake pedal fastener 22-24 ft-lbs 30-33 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-25
    Brake pin hanger set, front 11-14 ft-lbs 15-19 Nm page 2-33
    Brake pin hanger set, rear 11-14 ft-lbs 15-20 Nm page 2-42
    Brake pin plug, rear 22-26 in-lbs 2-3 Nm page 2-42
    Brake reservoir fastener, rear 96-120 in-lbs 11-14 Nm page 2-92
    Caliper banjo bolt, front 16-20 ft-lbs 22-27 Nm metric, page 2-31
    Caliper banjo bolt, rear 16-20 ft-lbs 22-27 Nm page 2-40
    Caliper bleeder valves 36-60 in-lbs 4-7 Nm metric, page 2-26
    Caliper carrier, rear 24-26 ft-lbs 32-35 Nm page 2-19
    Caliper fasteners, front 15-19 ft-lbs 20-26 Nm page 2-33
    Caliper mounting fasteners, front 35-37 ft-lbs 47-50 Nm page 2-33
    Caliper mounting large fastener, rear 18-21 ft-lbs 24-28 Nm page 2-43
    Caliper mounting small fastener, rear 14-18 ft-lbs 19-24 Nm page 2-43
    Chin fairing fasteners 36-48 in-lbs 4-5 Nm page 2-87
    Clutch cable p-clamp 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-62
    Clutch inspection cover fasteners 84-108 in-lbs 9.5-12.2 Nm Tighten in a crosswise pattern, page 2-70
    Electronic control module fasteners 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-73
    Engine shroud air scoop 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-89
    Exhaust header mounting nut 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-80

    2005 Buell Firebolt: Chassis 2-3

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    Fairing support bracket fastener 16-18 ft-lbs 22-26 Nm page 2-74
    Flasher fastener 30-40 in-lbs 3-5 Nm page 2-72
    Footpeg mount fasteners, rider 108-132 in-lbs 12-15 Nm page 2-81
    Footpeg mount, passenger 25-28 ft-lbs 34-38 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-82
    Fork cap 22-30 ft-lbs 30-40 Nm page 2-50
    Fork center bolt 22-30 ft-lbs 30-40 Nm page 2-49
    Fork clamp, lower 13-15 ft-lbs 18-20 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-51
    Fork clamp, upper 17-19 ft-lbs 23-26 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-54
    Fork damper locknut 22-30 ft-lbs 30-40 Nm page 2-49
    Front fender fasteners 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-84
    Front isolator bolt 49-51 ft-lbs 66-69 Nm page 2-62
    Front isolator bracket mounting fastener 49-51 ft-lbs 66-69 Nm page 2-62
    Front isolator snubber, upper 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-62
    Front isolator threaded frame insert 49-51 ft-lbs 66.4-69.1 Nm LOCTITE 222, page 2-62
    Fuse block and relay fasteners 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-74
    Hand lever pivot fastener 60-120 in-lbs 9-14 Nm page 2-28
    Handlebar clipon fastener, left 24-26 ft-lbs 33-35 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-76
    Handlebar clipon fastener, right 24-26 ft-lbs 33-35 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-76
    Headlight fasteners 20-25 in-lbs 2.3-2.8 Nm page 2-72
    Headlight support bracket pivot fasteners 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-73
    Heel guard fasteners, passenger 48-72 in-lbs 5-8 Nm page 2-82
    Heel guard fasteners, rider 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-81
    License plate fasteners 36-48 in-lbs 4-5 Nm page 2-93
    Main battery ground fastener 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-92
    Master cylinder banjo bolt, front 16-20 ft-lbs 22-27 Nm page 2-31
    Master cylinder banjo bolt, rear 16-20 ft-lbs 22-27 Nm page 2-40
    Master cylinder cover fasteners, front 9-13 in-lbs 1.0-1.5 Nm page 2-29
    Master cylinder mounting fasteners, rear 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-38
    Mirror fasteners 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-94
    Muffler mounting block fastener, rear
    32-36 ft-lbs 43-49 Nm page 2-80
    Muffler strap fastener, front 108-120 in-lbs 12-14 Nm page 2-80
    Muffler strap fastener, rear 48-60 in-lbs 5-7 Nm page 2-80

    ITEM TORQUE NOTES


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    Negative battery cable at battery terminal 72-96 in-lbs 8-11 Nm page 2-70
    Oil cooler air scoop 120-144 in-lbs 14-16 Nm page 2-89
    Oil drain plug 29-31 ft-lbs 39-42 Nm page 2-60
    Oil line fittings 29-31 ft-lbs 39-42 Nm page 2-60
    Passenger footpeg mounts 25-28 ft-lbs 34-37 Nm page 2-61
    Passenger seat latch 60-96 in-lbs 7-11 Nm page 2-93
    Pivot shaft pinch bolt 17-19 ft-lbs 23-26 Nm page 2-61
    Ram air scoop 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-89
    Rear fender fastener 12-15 in-lbs 1-1.7 Nm page 2-84
    Rear remote master cylinder reservoir fastener 48-72 in-lbs 11-14 Nm page 2-38
    Rotor mounting fasteners, front 25-27 ft-lbs 34-37 Nm metric, Replace with new, page 2-14
    Rotor mounting fasteners, rear 25-27 ft-lbs 34-37 Nm metric, Replace with new, page 2-18
    Seat fasteners 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-95
    Shift lever pinch screw 48-60 in-lbs 5.4-6.8 Nm LOCJTITE 272 (red), Page 2-69
    Shift pedal flange head bolt 22-24 ft-lbs 30-32.5 Nm page 2-69
    Shock mounting fastener, lower 15-17 ft-lbs 20.3-23 Nm page 2-65
    Shock mounting fastener, upper 49-51 ft-lbs 66-69 Nm page 2-65
    Shock reservoir clamp, rear 120-144 in-lbs 14-16 Nm page 2-92
    Sidestand bracket fasteners 25-27 ft-lbs 34-37 Nm page 2-98
    Sidestand pivot bolt 18-20 ft-lbs 24-27 Nm page 2-98
    Sprocket cover fastener 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-83
    Sprocket fasteners 35-37 ft-lbs 48-50 Nm Replace with new, page 2-18
    Steering stem cap 38-42 ft-lbs 52-57 Nm page 2-54
    Steering stem pinch fastener 17-19 ft-lbs 23-26 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-54
    Swingarm brace mounting fasteners 25-27 ft-lbs 34-37 Nm page 2-61
    Swingarm pivot shaft 24-26 ft-lbs 32-35 Nm page 2-61
    Switch housing fasteners, right 25-33 in-lbs 3-4 Nm page 2-66
    Tail body work, lower 36-48 in-lbs 4-5 Nm page 2-93
    Tail body work, upper 12-36 in-lbs 1-4 Nm page 2-93
    Tail frame to frame 21-23 ft-lbs 28-31 Nm LOCTITE 272, page 2-92
    Torca clamp 28-30 ft-lbs 38-40.6 Nm page 2-80
    Valve stem nut 40-44 in-lbs 4.5-4.9 Nm page 2-22
    Wear peg, rider 36-48in-lbs 4.1-5.4m page 2-81
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    Thanks EBR rider. Most of that stuff should be the same as the EBR correct?

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    Yea, I think so .

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    Anyone find differences on 1190 from these specs?

    and thanks EBRRider
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    And thanks again for those excellent references EBRRider! (from the newbie)
    2014 1190SX

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    Quote Originally Posted by gggGary View Post
    And thanks again for those excellent references EBRRider! (from the newbie)
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTs...lf_id=0&view=0

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    That I had already bookmarked. Anyone index that video collection with clear(er) indication of content or am I just not used to it yet?
    2014 1190SX

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