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This is a hobby website dedicated to the Kawasaki KLR650 motorcycle. I make no claim concerning the accuracy of the procedures, nor do I guarantee the success of any work done using them. All users of the material found here are advised that there is no real or implied warranty associated in any way with the website content, and that all content available here is for use at your own risk.

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No copying or other redistribution by any method will be permitted without my express written permission. Mark J. St.Hilaire (Sr)


BASIC TORQUE VALUES


The following values were taken from the Kawasaki factory manuals for a year 2001 KLR650 (A15), and may not apply to all KLR's.

Engine Sprocket Nut
98 N-m
10 Kg-m
72 Ft-lb
Wheel Sprocket Nuts
32 N-m
3.3Kg-m
24 Ft-lb

Rear Axle Nut
93 N-m
9.5 Kg-m
69 Ft-lb
Front Axle Nut
78 N-m
8.0 Kg-m
58 Ft-lb

Front Caliper Mounting Bolts
25 N-m
2.5 Kg-m
18 ft-lb
Rear Caliper Mounting Bolts
25 N-m
2.5 Kg-m
18 ft-lb
Disc Mounting Bolts
23 N-m
2.3 Kg-m
16.5 Ft-lb
Brake Bleeder
7.8 N-m
.80 Kg-m
69 In-lb

Swingarm Main Mounting Bolt Nut
98 N-m
10 Kg-m
72 Ft-lb
Upper Shock Mounting Bolt
59 N-m
6.0 Kg-m
43 Ft-lb
Fork Clamp Bolt Nuts
25 N-m
2.5 Kg-m
18 Ft-lb
Rear Frame Mounting Bolts
25 N-m
2.5 Kg-m
18 Ft-lb
Tie-Rod Bolt Nuts
98 N-m
10 Kg-m
72 Ft-lb

Water Pump Cover Drain Bolt
7.8 N-m
0.8 Kg-m
69 In-lb
Fan Switch
7.4 N-m
.75 Kg-m
65 In-lb
Thermostat Housing Bolts
5.9 N-m
0.6 Kg-m
52 In-lb
Water Temperature Sender
15 N-m
1.5 Kg-m
11 Ft-lb

Valve Cover Bolts
7.8 N-m
.80 Kg-m
69 In-lb
Camshaft Cap Bolts
12 N-m
1.2 Kg-m
104 In-lb
Cam Chain Tensioner Mounting Bolts
9.8 N-m
1.0 Kg-m
7.0 Ft-lb