Handlebar Torque Specs

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by CrazySammy, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. CrazySammy

    CrazySammy Member

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    Hey gang,
    Took advantage of the deal Harley is offering and traded my Nightster for an '09 Street Bob. I would like to move the handlebars back some. Anyone have the torque specs for tightening the bars? Thanks.
     
  2. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    Book spec. is:
    Tighten two front fasteners until cast-in spacers contact risers.
    Tighten two rear fasteners to 12-16 ft-lbs.
    Tighten two front fasteners to 12-16 ft-lbs.
    I have always use the old German torque spec. goodentight because I have found some of Harleys torque specs for hanlebars too light for some bars.
     
  3. ProF

    ProF Junior Member

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    I always tighten it 'till it breaks, then back off a quarter turn.
     
  4. CrazySammy

    CrazySammy Member

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    Thanks Chopper. I thought the good ole German way was best, but after making this investment I figured I better ask.

    Thanks Chopper. I figured the good ole German way was the best, but after making this investment I figured I better ask.
     
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  5. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Hey crazy Sammy, how's crazy RichardS doing? :D
     
  6. CrazySammy

    CrazySammy Member

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    He's doin OK. He went on vaction with the wife, and I believe he's due back soon. He told me he is tryin to organize a ride with some of the forum folks. I hope it works out, I've never been ridin with more than two other riders before. It sounds like fun, and I would get to meet some of you guys.