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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
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What size of Allien key sockets do I need for the front tire removal on my thruxton r
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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17mm allen
Thanks you messaged me just as my snap on dealer was here at work and I could get one need to removal tire tonight after work
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What’s the torque spec for the pinch bolts
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What’s the torque spec for the pinch bolts
What am I, Google 😜
Only joking, pinch bolts are 27 Nm or 20lb-ft
To align the forks correctly after fitting you should tighten the spindle and then bounce the bike up and down on the forks without using the front brake and then tighten the pinch bolts.

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What’s the torque spec for the pinch bolts
What am I, Google 😜
Only joking, pinch bolts are 27 Nm or 20lb-ft
To align the wheel correctly after fitting you should tighten the spindle and then bounce the bike up and down on the forks without using the front brake and then tighten the pinch bolts.
Service manual is here http://thruxton.sobell.net/

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