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post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-19-2010, 01:17 PM
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Generic wet and dry torque rating chart for SAE and Metric fasteners by grade, diameter, and thread count/pitch.

*Use the arrows at the top and center to flip the pages to see all the fasteners.

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Useful reference sites

Here is a site i found the other day there is a wealth of info especially about all the stuff we like to argue about!


It covers more than oil. Some of it is anecdotal nothing wrong with that just a matter of seperating the oats from the chaff. There is a nice bit on oil which has been well researched but maybe isnt to scientific, but unless you have a degree in petroleum engineering i reckon it may suffice.
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Here's a neat little freeware conversion program:


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Oil Filter cross reference chart

I wasn't quite sure where to post this chart I found a long time ago, so everyone ( all the different model owners) will be able to access this, it is very informative on a subject I see in every forum I visit.
On oil filter threads there is always the question of using an Automotive filter on our bikes. Why different types of oil are recommended for different uses? Well I want to use the best possible one on my Thunderbird 1700. Check out this site, you will be amazed at all the little tidbits available.



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DID Chain Flare Specs

This gives DID specifications for a properly flared chain link pin:

I set my speed so as to travel swiftly, yet remain unconcerned about constabulary entanglements.

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Anyone have a resource for OE wheel weights?

like 1050 rear wheel vs the 955, etc
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Arrow 1972 T20V Primary Oil Reccomendation

Please direct me to a discussion related to 1972 T20V Primary Oil Reccomendation.
From what I have read modern oils may make clutch slip.
What oil should I use?
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Valve Shim calculator (web based)

Web-based valve shim calculator (no excel required).

I initially updated this for Twins but now further updated and covers triples.


* full auto calc of new shim size to meet choice of target clearance of loose, midrange or tight
* choice of shim size increments
* manual override of each valve
* easy one page printing

example of Calcs page
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Final features overview, adding custom shim increments.

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Stainless brake line

I wanted to find a resource for stainless brake lines and found this one. I couldn't find a thread so this seemed to be a good place


this looks to be just the thing if you want the right fit, but no one else has the color you want.
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