Front Axle Torque

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by lorne, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    i have a 98 softail custom with a fatboy front end i need to re torque my front axle nut. the books says 50lbs (with the stock front end) the dealer says 70lbs (with the fatboy front end).:33:

    any suggestions?

    thanks in advance
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    My service manual is for 91/92 and it states 50lbs for the front wheel and it has a different section for each of the front wheel types that can be fitted but all read 50lbs
    so from that id tend to think your service manual should be correct

    Brian
     
  3. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    thank you....50lb it is