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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 06:05 PM Thread Starter
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head bolt torque

I have a 85 shadow vt700 and am wondering what the head bolt is supposed to be torqued at?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 08:32 PM
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 09:06 PM
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Best to look up the spec and pattern. I do know you're supposed to torque, let stand 24 hrs and then re-torque.
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