: V-Star axle torque specs



megclu
07-05-2009, 10:26 AM
Anyone know what the torque specs are for the front and rear axle nuts? Can't find the info anywhere!

ovityons
07-05-2009, 12:50 PM
From the Service manual for the V Star 950

TIGHTENING TORQUES

Item Thread size Qty Tightening torque size

Front wheel axle M16 1 59 Nm (5.9 mkgf, 43 ftlbf)
Front wheel axle pinch bolt M8 2 20 Nm (2.0 mkg, 14 ftlb)
Front brake caliper bracket bolt M10 2 40 Nm (4.0 mkgf, 29 ftlbf)
Front brake caliper retaining bolt M10 2 27 Nm (2.7 mkgf, 19 ftlbf)
Front brake disc bolt M8 6 23 Nm (2.3 mkgf, 17 ftlbf)
Bleed screw (front brake caliper) M7 1 6 Nm (0.6 mkgf, 4.3 ftlbf)
Rear wheel axle nut M18 1 150 Nm (15 mkgf, 110 ftlbf)
Rear brake caliper retaining bolt M10 2 27 Nm (2.7 mkgf, 19 ftlbf)
Rear brake disk bolt M8 6 23 Nm (2.3 mkgf, 17 ftlbf)
Bleed screw (rear brake caliper) M7 1 6 Nm (0.6 mkgf, 4.3 ftlbf)
Rear wheel pulley bolt M6 5 11 Nm (1.1 mkgf, 8.0 ftlbf)
Rear wheel pulley self-locking nut M12 5 95 Nm (9.5 mkgf, 68 ftlbf)
Rear wheel drive hub stud bolt M12 5 30 Nm (3.0 mkgf, 22 ftlbf)